MSI MS-16S2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics4.43% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive249% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 11 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
CPU throttled at 89% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star PS63 Modern 8SC
MotherboardMSI MS-16S2  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20190718
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 15 '22 at 11:28
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU2%
CPU Throttled 89%

 PC Performing as expected (60th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8565U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
70.2% Very good
Memory 74.9
1-Core 130
2-Core 240
84% 148 Pts
4-Core 354
8-Core 504
56% 429 Pts
64-Core 498
33% 498 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 620
MSI(1462 1284) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8681
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
4.43% Terrible
Lighting 5.1
Reflection 6.9
Parallax 6.5
4% 6.17 fps
MRender 8.1
Gravity 5.5
Splatting 8.7
5% 7.43 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.43%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM981 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
299GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXA7301Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 748 648 648 648 650 645 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
249% Outstanding
Read 2,196
Write 1,855
Mixed 1,327
SusWrite 664
337% 1,511 MB/s
4K Read 58
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 77.6
260% 90.7 MB/s
DQ Read 878
DQ Write 931
DQ Mixed 890
673% 900 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 249%
Great: 283%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A1K43CB1-CTD 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (49th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
78.1% Very good
MC Read 30.8
MC Write 30.6
MC Mixed 22.1
80% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 25.1
72% 25.3 GB/s
Latency 90.6
44% 90.6 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 84%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

 SkillBench Score 19: 2R 1G 6B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
19% 17% 53 39 5 60 15.5" 1536 864 CMN15E8
Typical MS-16S2 Builds (Compare 128 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: MSI MS-16S2

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