MSI X99A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A21)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics39.5% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive227% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A21
MotherboardMSI X99A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A21)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160719
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 09 '18 at 19:22
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-6850K-$433
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
SC Int 114
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 119
95% 118 Pts
QC Int 456
QC Float 466
QC Mixed 435
102% 452 Pts
MC Int 820
MC Float 956
MC Mixed 888
133% 888 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
EVGA(3842 2762) 2GB
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
39.5% Below average
Lighting 105
Reflection 82.4
Parallax 127
35% 105 fps
MRender 90.3
Gravity 124
Splatting 81.5
43% 98.5 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 39.5%
Great: 40%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$169
378GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1721 790 589 588 588 589 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
227% Outstanding
Read 1748
Write 1,718
Mixed 719
SusWrite 811
279% 1,249 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 54.3
214% 80.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,026
DQ Write 895
DQ Mixed 855
670% 925 MB/s
Poor: 159%
This bench: 227%
Great: 260%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$99
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 176 180 180 181 181 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 195
Mixed 97.7
SusWrite 180
120% 164 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1.1
225% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 104%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB-$190
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
119% Outstanding
MC Read 43.1
MC Write 55.1
MC Mixed 40.6
132% 46.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 22.2
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 51.2
78% 51.2 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 119%
Great: 125%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X99A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A21) Builds (Compare 283 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI X99A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A21)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,023
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HDDRAMUSB
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