MSI MS-17B1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (10th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 90 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 41.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Boot Drive171% 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.
CPU throttled at 46% 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.
SystemMicro-Star GS73VR 6RF
MotherboardMSI MS-17B1  (all builds)
Memory9.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160726
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateMar 29 '21 at 22:33
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU2%
CPU Throttled 46%

 PC Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 1.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
41.4% Average
Memory 64.6
1-Core 35.9
2-Core 52.9
36% 51.1 Pts
4-Core 101
8-Core 160
17% 130 Pts
64-Core 177
12% 177 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 41.4%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung NVMe MZVPV256HDGL-00000 256GB
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1150 1234 1142 1104 858 616 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
171% Outstanding
Read 1,543
Write 1,242
Mixed 802
SusWrite 1,017
258% 1,151 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 47.7
4K Mixed 35.2
118% 38.1 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 246
182% 242 MB/s
Poor: 130%
This bench: 171%
Great: 248%
Hitachi HTS541010A7E630 1TB
859GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 124 131 133 123 126 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 84.8
Write 83.7
Mixed 42.3
SusWrite 125
61% 84.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 0.4
165% 1.93 MB/s
Poor: 18% Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston MSI24D4S7S8MB-8 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
56.5% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 21.3
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 7.2
SC Write 13.9
SC Mixed 11.5
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 115
35% 115 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 56.5%
Great: 78%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-17B1 Builds (Compare 565 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI MS-17B1

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