MSI MS-179B

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 73.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very 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 Drive278% 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 (12%). 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)
Memory11.5 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 18:45
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User BLR-User
Background CPU 12%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
73.4% Very good
SC Int 97.2
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 100
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 348
QC Float 358
QC Mixed 364
81% 356 Pts
MC Int 516
MC Float 587
MC Mixed 555
83% 553 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 73.4%
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 as expected (56th percentile)
62.5% Good
Lighting 187
Reflection 180
Parallax 184
58% 184 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 171
Splatting 148
66% 156 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$178
218GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1153 1518 1491 1677 1610 1629 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
278% Outstanding
Read 2177
Write 1,913
Mixed 1,298
SusWrite 1513
387% 1,725 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 99.8
4K Mixed 59.3
199% 68.5 MB/s
DQ Read 745
DQ Write 896
DQ Mixed 813
615% 818 MB/s
Poor: 227%
This bench: 278%
Great: 392%
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
238GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 230 227 240 240 242 MB/s
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
71.5% Very good
Read 239
Write 233
Mixed 212
SusWrite 228
51% 228 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 77.5
4K Mixed 36.8
129% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 160
125% 172 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 97%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
420GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3U0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 99 102 102 102 102 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
67.2% Good
Read 133
Write 126
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 101
70% 96.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
120% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 67.2%
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 below potential (39th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
70.4% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 20.9
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 20.2
58% 20.3 GB/s
Latency 78.2
51% 78.2 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 55%
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Desktop
Desktop 62%
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Workstation
Workstation 46%
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Motherboard: MSI MS-179B

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