MSI MS-7996

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (12th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 88 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 51.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics29.2% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star H110 Gaming Codex 3 (MS-B913)
MotherboardMSI MS-7996  (all builds)
Memory3.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateMar 30 '21 at 18:24
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 33%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7400-$205
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
51.2% Above average
Memory 77.2
1-Core 39.3
2-Core 79.4
44% 65.3 Pts
4-Core 139
8-Core 196
22% 167 Pts
64-Core 228
15% 228 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 51.2%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
29.2% Poor
Lighting 35.8
Reflection 38.8
Parallax 36.7
29% 37.1 fps
MRender 34.6
Gravity 37.1
Splatting 26.3
30% 32.7 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 29.2%
Great: 35%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 81 116 106 94 95 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
52.2% Above average
Read 88.4
Write 82.7
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 93.2
60% 81.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
187% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston MSI24D4U7S8MB-8 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
29.3% Poor
MC Read 11.3
MC Write 10.2
MC Mixed 9.4
29% 10.3 GB/s
SC Read 4.1
SC Write 6.2
SC Mixed 6
16% 5.43 GB/s
Latency 85.9
47% 85.9 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 29.3%
Great: 44%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-7996 Builds (Compare 575 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI MS-7996

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $605
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