MSI X99A TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics124% 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 Drive78.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
Very high background CPU (94%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A54
MotherboardMSI X99A TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54)  (all builds)
Memory25.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160808
Uptime8.3 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 23:14
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 94%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
SC Int 103
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 108
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 394
QC Float 440
QC Mixed 420
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 759
MC Float 888
MC Mixed 828
123% 825 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$530
EVGA(3842 5180) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.66
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
124% Outstanding
Lighting 399
Reflection 369
Parallax 397
123% 388 fps
MRender 235
Gravity 382
Splatting 241
125% 286 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 124%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$194
27GB free
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port
78.5% Very good
Read 162
Write 175
Mixed 269
46% 202 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 93.8
4K Mixed 42.6
146% 54.6 MB/s
DQ Read 396
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 172
180% 297 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 176%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$60
1TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 150
Mixed 162
122% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.23
87% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 3000 2OZ 4x8GB
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (58th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
96.7% Outstanding
MC Read 34.9
MC Write 43.9
MC Mixed 33.6
107% 37.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 18.5
SC Mixed 18.7
47% 16.5 GB/s
Latency 67.7
59% 67.7 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 117%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X99A TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54) Builds (Compare 239 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI X99A TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $915
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