MSI MS-17A1

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics68.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive206% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
Run History
3 years ago, 2 years ago.
SystemMicro-Star GT73VR 6RE
MotherboardMSI MS-17A1  (all builds)
Memory24.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180116
Uptime4.6 Days
Run DateAug 07 '18 at 18:52
Run Duration180 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6820HK
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
69.3% Good
Memory 82
1-Core 91.4
2-Core 170
69% 115 Pts
4-Core 306
8-Core 493
51% 399 Pts
64-Core 494
33% 494 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070 (Mobile)
MSI(1462 11B7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
68.1% Good
Lighting 80.9
Reflection 110
Parallax 82.9
65% 91.2 fps
MRender 88.7
Gravity 88.2
Splatting 98.7
71% 91.9 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$140
283GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 822 623 629 637 637 636 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
206% Outstanding
Read 1,854
Write 1,643
Mixed 593
SusWrite 664
264% 1,188 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 52.3
188% 69.7 MB/s
DQ Read 785
DQ Write 700
DQ Mixed 672
523% 719 MB/s
Poor: 161%
This bench: 206%
Great: 253%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
61GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3U0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 94 93 93 94 95 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
47.2% Average
Read 70.5
Write 73.3
Mixed 20
SusWrite 94.1
47% 64.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
110% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 47.2%
Great: 76%
Patriot Memory 32GB
25GB free, PID 4300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.6 3.4 4.6 5 3.9 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
4.14% Terrible
Read 16
Write 5.5
Mixed 12.3
SusWrite 3.9
11% 9.43 MB/s
4K Read 4.1
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
15% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.14%
Great: 8%
Lexar JumpDrive P20 USB 3.0 32GB-$23
12GB free, PID a212
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 123 112 106 107 104 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
69.7% Good
Read 286
Write 118
Mixed 103
SusWrite 111
181% 155 MB/s
4K Read 5.4
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 1.5
102% 2.6 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston MSI24D4S7D8MB-16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
72% Very good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 23
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 25
SC Mixed 22
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 76.9
52% 76.9 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 72%
Great: 83%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-17A1 Builds (Compare 1,113 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI MS-17A1

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