MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 75.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics70.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive83.6% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 1 month old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160715
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 22:01
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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-$391
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
75.9% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 98.7
SC Mixed 104
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 360
QC Float 362
QC Mixed 350
81% 357 Pts
MC Int 767
MC Float 811
MC Mixed 803
119% 794 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290X-$549
MSI(1462 3080) ≥ 4GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
70.6% Very good
Lighting 212
Reflection 161
Parallax 284
74% 219 fps
MRender 129
Gravity 179
Splatting 180
68% 163 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteon CV1-CC256 256GB
173GB free
Firmware: GC81201 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
83.6% Excellent
Read 521
Write 334
Mixed 357
89% 404 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 68.4
4K Mixed 27.3
118% 42.1 MB/s
DQ Read 198
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 47.7
64% 120 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C15 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2800 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
69.4% Good
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 22.8
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 19.9
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 112%
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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 974 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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