MSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 132%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics47.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive254% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151030
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 13 '17 at 16:35
Run Duration167 Seconds
Run User SVN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$333
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 533
QC Float 527
QC Mixed 534
120% 531 Pts
MC Int 998
MC Float 1,076
MC Mixed 1,061
156% 1,045 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 108%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 680-$360
Gigabyte(1458 353C) 2GB
CLim: 1267 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
47.3% Average
Lighting 129
Reflection 102
Parallax 164
44% 132 fps
MRender 108
Gravity 150
Splatting 84
50% 114 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 51%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$158
113GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
78% Very good
Read 500
Write 276
Mixed 361
84% 379 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 53.9
4K Mixed 22.3
104% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 77.9
99% 179 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 78%
Great: 97%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$128
114GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
254% Outstanding
Read 2,667
Write 1,238
Mixed 1,452
392% 1,786 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 35.2
169% 65.5 MB/s
DQ Read 524
DQ Write 438
DQ Mixed 163
209% 375 MB/s
Poor: 143%
This bench: 254%
Great: 270%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$109
301GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
48.6% Average
Read 87
Write 82.2
Mixed 75.7
61% 81.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.81
4K Mixed 0.22
79% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 66%
WD WD5000AAVS-00ZTB0 500GB
75GB free
Firmware: 01.01B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
38.8% Below average
Read 69.7
Write 65.4
Mixed 69
51% 68 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.98
4K Mixed 0.39
97% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 47%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB-$210
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM 3000 MHz clocked @ 3001 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
112% Outstanding
MC Read 43.3
MC Write 42.2
MC Mixed 41.4
121% 42.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 24.3
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 50.3
80% 50.3 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 112%
Great: 125%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885) Builds (Compare 1,708 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,003
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