MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 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 82.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics128% 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 Drive83.9% 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)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160715
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 21:26
Run Duration100 Seconds
Run User ISL-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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-$300
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
SC Int 103
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 106
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 366
QC Float 442
QC Mixed 397
91% 401 Pts
MC Int 802
MC Float 922
MC Mixed 867
129% 864 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$530
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
128% Outstanding
Lighting 404
Reflection 371
Parallax 446
130% 407 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 390
Splatting 244
128% 292 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 128%
Great: 142%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
208GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
Read 505
Write 402
Mixed 413
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 59.4
4K Mixed 20.4
112% 38.6 MB/s
DQ Read 33.3
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 22.1
51% 99.1 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 118%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$160
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
MC Read 36.2
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 25.3
86% 30 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 19.5
SC Mixed 20.2
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 53.7
74% 53.7 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 81.9%
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 768 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,061
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HDDRAMUSB
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