MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 54.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics70.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive66.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160715
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 02:42
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 0000
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 1.5 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
54.9% Above average
SC Int 66.9
SC Float 74
SC Mixed 71
56% 70.6 Pts
QC Int 228
QC Float 254
QC Mixed 239
54% 240 Pts
MC Int 739
MC Float 850
MC Mixed 780
118% 789 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
70.3% Very good
Lighting 226
Reflection 191
Parallax 205
68% 207 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 199
Splatting 158
72% 169 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZNLN128HCGR-000H1 128GB
80GB free
Firmware: EMT22H0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
66.6% Good
Read 491
Write 153
Mixed 231
64% 292 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 48
4K Mixed 25.3
95% 32.7 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 79.1
88% 151 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 77%
Toshiba X300 4TB-$106
2.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 62% Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS4G4D240FSA.8FADG BLS4G4D240FSA.8FADG BLS4G4D240FSA.8FADG BLS4G4D240FSA.M8FAD 16GB
2400, 2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
71.3% Very good
MC Read 34.2
MC Write 25.6
MC Mixed 23.3
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 9
SC Write 10.5
SC Mixed 13.8
32% 11.1 GB/s
Latency 83
48% 83 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 73%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885) Builds (Compare 817 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $990
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