MSI MS-176K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 49.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics18.8% 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 Drive85.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Very high background CPU (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
7 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star GX70 3CC
MotherboardMSI MS-176K  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20140912
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '21 at 13:14
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD A10-5750M APU
P0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
49.3% Average
Memory 76.2
1-Core 55.9
2-Core 97
50% 76.4 Pts
4-Core 130
8-Core 144
18% 138 Pts
64-Core 162
11% 162 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon R9 M290X
MSI(1462 1117) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 13.152.1.3000
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
18.8% Very poor
Lighting 20.6
Reflection 34.7
Parallax 35.6
17% 30.3 fps
MRender 28.5
Gravity 26
Splatting 23.6
21% 26 fps
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Plextor PX-128M6M 128GB
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 313 317 320 321 321 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
85.9% Excellent
Read 437
Write 320
Mixed 264
SusWrite 317
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 64.7
4K Mixed 34.2
125% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 151
136% 208 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 97%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 131 130 131 131 132 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
72.3% Very good
Read 122
Write 121
Mixed 36.8
SusWrite 131
74% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.4
95% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata MIF4D1D167HZ1J AM1L16BC8R2-B1QS 16GB
1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
31.9% Below average
MC Read 15.4
MC Write 6.2
MC Mixed 11.4
31% 11 GB/s
SC Read 7.2
SC Write 6.3
SC Mixed 10
22% 7.83 GB/s
Latency 87.9
46% 87.9 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 31.9%
Great: 58%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 7%
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Desktop
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Workstation
Workstation 7%
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Motherboard: MSI MS-176K

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