MSI MS-16Q2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics77% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive230% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF
MotherboardMSI MS-16Q2  (all builds)
Memory26.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180403
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 15:28
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-8750H
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
87.2% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 119
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 410
QC Float 454
QC Mixed 427
98% 430 Pts
MC Int 681
MC Float 775
MC Mixed 707
108% 721 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile Max-Q)
MSI(1462 1227) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 24.21.13.9764
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
77% Very good
Lighting 221
Reflection 231
Parallax 200
66% 217 fps
MRender 179
Gravity 230
Splatting 189
85% 199 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 77%
Great: 86%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM981 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
253GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXA7201Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
230% Outstanding
Read 1,156
Write 1,871
Mixed 1,429
335% 1,485 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 87.9
4K Mixed 63.6
180% 62 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 127
131% 218 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 230%
Great: 272%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA82GS6AFR8N-UH 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (98th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
81.8% Excellent
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 31.3
MC Mixed 24.8
82% 28.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 34.7
SC Mixed 25.6
75% 26.3 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 81%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-16Q2 Builds (Compare 647 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI MS-16Q2

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