MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 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 80.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics126% 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 Drive87.9% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory7.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160715
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 21:10
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User ISL-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing below expectations (21st 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 i7-6800K-$299
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
SC Int 98.2
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 97.2
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 370
QC Float 412
QC Mixed 400
89% 394 Pts
MC Int 773
MC Float 890
MC Mixed 840
125% 834 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$510
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
126% Outstanding
Lighting 396
Reflection 372
Parallax 398
123% 388 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 398
Splatting 245
129% 295 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 126%
Great: 143%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
208GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Read 502
Write 401
Mixed 408
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 38.1
4K Mixed 31
104% 32.7 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 16.3
76% 171 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 118%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$152
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (10th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
63.4% Good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 19.9
67% 23.4 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 15.4
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 90.5
44% 90.5 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 63.4%
Great: 103%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885) Builds (Compare 971 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,051
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HDDRAMUSB
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