MSI MS-179B

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics9.12% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive56.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star GE72VR 7RF
MotherboardMSI MS-179B  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170116
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 16:56
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 i7-7700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
71.2% Very good
SC Int 100
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 370
QC Float 387
QC Mixed 337
83% 365 Pts
MC Int 522
MC Float 592
MC Mixed 564
84% 559 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 11D7) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 23.20.16.4973
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
9.12% Terrible
Lighting 23.1
Reflection 157
Parallax 25.1
7% 68.4 fps
MRender 21
Gravity 21.3
Splatting 35.5
10% 25.9 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 9.12%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend MTS800 M.2 128GB-$108
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O0918B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
56.2% Above average
Read 485
Write 150
Mixed 233
63% 289 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 68.6
4K Mixed 14.3
86% 34.6 MB/s
DQ Read 22.6
DQ Write 82.4
DQ Mixed 14
22% 39.7 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 82%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
519GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3U0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
66% Good
Read 115
Write 116
Mixed 109
85% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.18
68% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 66%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
75.7% Very good
MC Read 29
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 22.7
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 21.9
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 69.6
57% 69.6 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-179B Builds (Compare 2,082 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI MS-179B

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