MSI X99A TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 153%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics146% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive293% 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.
Memory128GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 128GB 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
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A54
MotherboardMSI X99A TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54)  (all builds)
Memory124.2 GB free of 128 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180615
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 20 '18 at 18:24
Run Duration277 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 i7-6950X-$1,459
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
SC Int 105
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 110
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 421
QC Float 457
QC Mixed 438
99% 439 Pts
MC Int 1,293
MC Float 1,502
MC Mixed 1405
209% 1400 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 117%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$695
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
146% Outstanding
Lighting 461
Reflection 433
Parallax 497
147% 464 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 484
Splatting 257
145% 328 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 146%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$291
707GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2044 2056 1255 1173 1140 1161 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
293% Outstanding
Read 2,277
Write 1,533
Mixed 1,274
SusWrite 1,471
366% 1,639 MB/s
4K Read 51.8
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 78.7
252% 89.1 MB/s
DQ Read 857
DQ Write 654
DQ Mixed 735
555% 749 MB/s
Poor: 213%
This bench: 293%
Great: 347%
Mushkin Reactor 1TB-$160
829GB free
Firmware: P1003B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 383 385 394 392 391 390 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
Read 472
Write 371
Mixed 306
SusWrite 389
86% 385 MB/s
4K Read 14.1
4K Write 86.4
4K Mixed 24.9
99% 41.8 MB/s
DQ Read 239
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 215
175% 246 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 107%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$115
411GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 445 443 445 448 446 444 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 468
Write 439
Mixed 387
SusWrite 445
98% 435 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 90.3
4K Mixed 54.8
173% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 353
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 116%
Great: 135%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
117GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 80 81 81 81 80 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
47.5% Average
Read 84.8
Write 80
Mixed 89.5
SusWrite 80.1
62% 83.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
189% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 75%
Hitachi HDS5C3020ALA632 2TB-$298
1.5TB free
Firmware: ML6OA580
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 113 112 115 115 114 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
65.3% Good
Read 113
Write 106
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 114
73% 99.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 72%
HGST Ultrastar He8 Helium 8TB-$220
5TB free
Firmware: A4GNT514
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 186 180 199 203 205 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 200
Mixed 85.3
SusWrite 197
122% 167 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
192% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 109%
Great: 112%
HGST Ultrastar He8 Helium 8TB-$220
4.5TB free
Firmware: A4GNT514
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 179 169 174 176 173 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 176
Mixed 81.8
SusWrite 174
110% 151 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 112%
Seagate ST31500541AS 1.5TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 74 75 79 84 93 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
48.7% Average
Read 89.3
Write 85.3
Mixed 53.2
SusWrite 80.2
57% 77 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 48.7%
Great: 57%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C14 8x16GB-$1,200
8 of 8 slots used
128GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
132% Outstanding
MC Read 57.8
MC Write 52.5
MC Mixed 46.6
149% 52.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 19
SC Mixed 23.1
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 62
65% 62 ns
Poor: 111%
This bench: 132%
Great: 135%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 106%
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Desktop
Desktop 83%
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Workstation
Workstation 79%
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Motherboard: MSI X99A TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $973
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