MSI X299 RAIDER (MS-7A94)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics9.13% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive262% 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.
Memory80GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 80GB 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A94
MotherboardMSI X299 RAIDER (MS-7A94)  (all builds)
Memory76.5 GB free of 80 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170605
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 04:15
Run Duration167 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 i7-7820X-$575
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 126
101% 127 Pts
QC Int 477
QC Float 511
QC Mixed 495
112% 494 Pts
MC Int 1,212
MC Float 1,416
MC Mixed 1,335
197% 1,321 Pts
Poor: 95%
This bench: 105%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$775
EVGA(3842 6598) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 384.94
Relative performance (0th percentile)
9.13% Terrible
Lighting 23.6
Reflection 24.2
Parallax 24.7
7% 24.2 fps
MRender 24.8
Gravity 24.8
Splatting 24.8
10% 24.8 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 9.13%
Great: 180%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$154
411GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 412
Mixed 419
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 82.1
4K Mixed 27.6
140% 50 MB/s
DQ Read 48.1
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 129
110% 152 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 119%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$328
265GB free
Firmware: 1B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
262% Outstanding
Read 2,225
Write 1,449
Mixed 1,526
384% 1,733 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 55.5
215% 81.8 MB/s
DQ Read 465
DQ Write 393
DQ Mixed 208
216% 355 MB/s
Poor: 144%
This bench: 262%
Great: 273%
PNY CS900 480GB SSD
253GB free
Firmware: CS900211 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
62.5% Good
Read 441
Write 62.7
Mixed 465
71% 323 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 90.5
4K Mixed 10
101% 42.4 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 8.74
84% 192 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 82%
Intel 750 Series NVMe PCIe 400GB-$395
215GB free
Firmware: 0171 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
223% Outstanding
Read 2,024
Write 942
Mixed 1,323
315% 1,430 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 184
4K Mixed 46.9
214% 89.4 MB/s
DQ Read 491
DQ Write 418
DQ Mixed 208
223% 372 MB/s
Poor: 146%
This bench: 223%
Great: 242%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 80GB
2400, 2133, 2400, 2133, 2400, 2133, 2400, 2133 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 16384, 8192, 8192, 8192, 16384 MB
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
79.5% Very good
MC Read 25.9
MC Write 41
MC Mixed 26.3
89% 31.1 GB/s
SC Read 8.2
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 10.3
36% 12.6 GB/s
Latency 84.6
47% 84.6 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 116%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X299 RAIDER (MS-7A94) Builds (Compare 160 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI X299 RAIDER (MS-7A94)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,256
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