MSI MS-16Q2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive260% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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.
SystemMicro-Star GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF
MotherboardMSI MS-16Q2  (all builds)
Memory59 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190521
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 06 '19 at 09:22
Run Duration191 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8750H
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
77.1% Very good
1-Core 121
2-Core 240
85% 180 Pts
4-Core 407
8-Core 602
65% 504 Pts
64-Core 681
46% 681 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile Max-Q)
MSI(1462 1227) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 226
Reflection 243
Parallax 230
59% 233 fps
Gravity 214
Splatting 182
72% 198 fps
Poor: 51% Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB-$498
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2120 2157 2118 1851 1051 1064 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
260% Outstanding
Read 1,061
Write 1,897
Mixed 828
SusWrite 1,727
313% 1,378 MB/s
4K Read 49.3
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 65.6
217% 74.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,183
DQ Write 821
DQ Mixed 926
712% 977 MB/s
Poor: 203%
This bench: 260%
Great: 363%
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2018)-$190
518GB free
Firmware: 101110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1523 1311 1314 1309 1324 1333 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
231% Outstanding
Read 894
Write 1,556
Mixed 944
SusWrite 1,352
270% 1,187 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 59.3
201% 73.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,334
DQ Write 926
DQ Mixed 1,059
810% 1,106 MB/s
Poor: 190%
This bench: 231%
Great: 306%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A4G43MB1-CTD 2x31.5GB
2 of 2 slots used
63GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
85.9% Excellent
MC Read 31
MC Write 33.3
MC Mixed 26.8
87% 30.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 35.9
SC Mixed 26.5
77% 27.1 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 86%
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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 2,462 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 60%
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Motherboard: MSI MS-16Q2

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