MSI X99S GAMING 9 ACK (MS-7882)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics103% 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 Drive97.1% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7882
MotherboardMSI X99S GAMING 9 ACK (MS-7882)  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160721
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 02:04
Run Duration177 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 i7-6850K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
SC Int 113
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 120
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 453
QC Float 502
QC Mixed 476
108% 477 Pts
MC Int 858
MC Float 992
MC Mixed 929
138% 926 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
Gigabyte(1458 36B7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 334
Reflection 291
Parallax 355
106% 327 fps
MRender 194
Gravity 298
Splatting 204
101% 232 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 103%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ ARC 100 240GB-$120
161GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
Read 455
Write 410
Mixed 425
96% 430 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 26.8
134% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 71
122% 236 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 97%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 16GB-$8
11GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
16.7% Very poor
Read 39.5
Write 19.1
Mixed 24.1
32% 27.5 MB/s
4K Read 5.26
4K Write 1.81
4K Mixed 0.57
100% 2.55 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 16.7%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 2800 2OZ 2x4GB
2 of 8 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
81.3% Excellent
MC Read 36.3
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 24.6
84% 29.6 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 21
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 54.4
74% 54.4 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 93%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X99S GAMING 9 ACK (MS-7882) Builds (Compare 113 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI X99S GAMING 9 ACK (MS-7882)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,389
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