MSI MS-14A3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics6.31% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star GS43VR 7RE
MotherboardMSI MS-14A3  (all builds)
Memory8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161121
Uptime9.2 Days
Run DateAug 06 '20 at 22:13
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (85th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
78.6% Very good
Memory 84.8
1-Core 103
2-Core 189
75% 126 Pts
4-Core 391
8-Core 554
61% 473 Pts
64-Core 553
37% 553 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics 630
MSI(1462 11C0) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4708
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
6.31% Terrible
Lighting 23.1
Reflection 178
Parallax 23.8
6% 75.1 fps
MRender 22.8
Gravity 21.2
Splatting 36.1
6% 26.7 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.31%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSNJ128G8NY 128GB
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JYXA0101
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 448
Write 400
Mixed 386
92% 411 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 87.3
4K Mixed 41.3
130% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 243
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 302
217% 277 MB/s
Poor: 52% Great: 93%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
914GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3U0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 116 117 118 118 118 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
70.8% Very good
Read 130
Write 124
Mixed 24.8
SusWrite 116
71% 98.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
116% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston MSI24D4S7D8MB-8 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
81.6% Excellent
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 31.6
MC Mixed 26.2
84% 29.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 31.7
SC Mixed 24.1
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 72.1
56% 72.1 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 83%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-14A3 Builds (Compare 159 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-14A3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER
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Intel Core i7-9700K $290Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $505Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $42
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $65SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Extreme 16GB $28
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