MSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 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 relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 27.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics139% 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 Drive70.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory48GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 48GB 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 (41%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory42.1 GB free of 48 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160715
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 23:31
Run Duration270 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 41%

 PC Performing below expectations (21st 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, turbo 1.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
27.2% Poor
SC Int 34.8
SC Float 34.1
SC Mixed 35
28% 34.6 Pts
QC Int 129
QC Float 129
QC Mixed 132
29% 130 Pts
MC Int 238
MC Float 254
MC Mixed 267
38% 253 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 27.2%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$699
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
139% Outstanding
Lighting 221
Reflection 222
Parallax 619
113% 354 fps
MRender 265
Gravity 547
Splatting 252
159% 355 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 139%
Great: 179%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$580
954GB free
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
235% Outstanding
Read 2,229
Write 1,787
Mixed 1,844
435% 1,953 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 58.2
4K Mixed 30.3
110% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 45.1
DQ Write 64.2
DQ Mixed 34.7
32% 48 MB/s
Poor: 202%
This bench: 235%
Great: 323%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$290
852GB 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 (7th percentile)
70.8% Very good
Read 497
Write 406
Mixed 413
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 36
4K Mixed 15.9
80% 26.1 MB/s
DQ Read 46
DQ Write 71.2
DQ Mixed 33.4
32% 50.2 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 119%
Corsair Neutron XT 240GB-$170
222GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
77.4% Very good
Read 489
Write 499
Mixed 502
111% 497 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 41.5
4K Mixed 15.2
78% 27.1 MB/s
DQ Read 102
DQ Write 87.6
DQ Mixed 10.7
31% 66.9 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 102%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$290
57GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
76% Very good
Read 507
Write 407
Mixed 424
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 36
4K Mixed 23.1
89% 28.6 MB/s
DQ Read 86.3
DQ Write 77.5
DQ Mixed 37.6
40% 67.1 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 76%
Great: 119%
Corsair Neutron XT 240GB-$170
14GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
72.2% Very good
Read 500
Write 497
Mixed 499
112% 499 MB/s
4K Read 11.1
4K Write 41.1
4K Mixed 15.5
58% 22.6 MB/s
DQ Read 86.6
DQ Write 88.4
DQ Mixed 15.6
32% 63.5 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 102%
WDC WD10 03FZEX-00MK2A0 1TB
900GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
74.1% Very good
Read 188
Write 173
Mixed 132
205% 164 MB/s
4K Read 1.26
4K Write 2.85
4K Mixed 0.36
114% 1.49 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 74%
Generic STORAGE DEVICE 64GB
37GB free, PID 0732
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
29.9% Poor
Read 90
Write 57.3
Mixed 55.1
80% 67.5 MB/s
4K Read 6.49
4K Write 0.91
4K Mixed 0.76
81% 2.72 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 29.9%
Great: 48%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 6x8GB
6 of 8 slots used
48GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
92.9% Outstanding
MC Read 37.2
MC Write 38
MC Mixed 39.2
109% 38.1 GB/s
SC Read 7.7
SC Write 6.6
SC Mixed 10.6
24% 8.3 GB/s
Latency 97.6
41% 97.6 ns
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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 1,703 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,031
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