MSI MS-179B

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 64%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics62.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive259% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 99% 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 GE72VR 7RF
MotherboardMSI MS-179B  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 15:52
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User BLR-User
Background CPU 18%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 2.95 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
64% Good
SC Int 97
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 97.7
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 309
QC Float 321
QC Mixed 303
70% 311 Pts
MC Int 425
MC Float 475
MC Mixed 448
67% 449 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 64%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060 (Mobile)
MSI(1462 11D7) 3GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 24.21.13.9836
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
62.5% Good
Lighting 184
Reflection 176
Parallax 182
57% 181 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 167
Splatting 152
67% 158 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$189
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1189 1497 1469 1156 963 896 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
259% Outstanding
Read 2,168
Write 1,925
Mixed 1,318
SusWrite 1,195
370% 1,651 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 60.4
201% 69.5 MB/s
DQ Read 732
DQ Write 910
DQ Mixed 792
606% 811 MB/s
Poor: 225%
This bench: 259%
Great: 388%
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
238GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 227 236 237 238 239 MB/s
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
72.4% Very good
Read 243
Write 232
Mixed 209
SusWrite 228
51% 228 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 80.2
4K Mixed 37.5
132% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 167
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 159
124% 170 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 97%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
420GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3U0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 97 101 101 101 102 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
65.5% Good
Read 128
Write 125
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 101
68% 94.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
120% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
72% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 20.8
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 27.6
SC Mixed 20.6
60% 21.2 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 72%
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 2,188 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI MS-179B

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