MSI X99S GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics18.6% 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 Drive173% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99S GAMING 7 (MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160411
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 08:52
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 i7-5820K-$315
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
77.1% Very good
SC Int 96.2
SC Float 99.6
SC Mixed 95.4
78% 97.1 Pts
QC Int 387
QC Float 362
QC Mixed 379
85% 376 Pts
MC Int 734
MC Float 783
MC Mixed 772
114% 763 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
MSI(1462 3177) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.53
Relative performance (0th percentile)
18.6% Very poor
Lighting 27.3
Reflection 28.3
Parallax 35.5
9% 30.4 fps
MRender 32.3
Gravity 87.4
Splatting 53.3
25% 57.7 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 18.6%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$200
51GB free
Firmware: 1B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
173% Outstanding
Read 1,469
Write 812
Mixed 1,025
244% 1,102 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 36.4
175% 69.2 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 143
146% 236 MB/s
Poor: 124%
This bench: 173%
Great: 218%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$74
643GB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
81.8% Excellent
Read 154
Write 132
Mixed 140
107% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.15
70% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 39.2
MC Write 41.4
MC Mixed 37
112% 39.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 17.9
SC Mixed 20.7
52% 18 GB/s
Latency 57.8
69% 57.8 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 102%
Great: 121%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X99S GAMING 7 (MS-7885) Builds (Compare 627 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI X99S GAMING 7 (MS-7885) - $289

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $954
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