MSI X99A GAMING 9 ACK (MS-7882)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics77.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive235% 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.
Memory128GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 128GB 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.
SystemMSI MS-7882
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING 9 ACK (MS-7882)  (all builds)
Memory83.5 GB free of 128 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160905
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateJan 06 '18 at 05:44
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$356
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
SC Int 102
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 106
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 390
QC Float 410
QC Mixed 393
90% 398 Pts
MC Int 799
MC Float 853
MC Mixed 828
124% 827 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
77.1% Very good
Lighting 248
Reflection 219
Parallax 242
76% 236 fps
MRender 165
Gravity 222
Splatting 153
78% 180 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$590
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
235% Outstanding
Read 2,175
Write 1,348
Mixed 1,455
367% 1,659 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 49.6
166% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 399
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 136
150% 256 MB/s
Poor: 149%
This bench: 235%
Great: 275%
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB (2013)-$89
3TB free
Firmware: CC54 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 154
Mixed 147
118% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.51
4K Mixed 0.16
76% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 99%
WD Green 1.5TB (2010)-$96
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
53.2% Above average
Read 91.2
Write 94.4
Mixed 85.4
68% 90.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.15
4K Mixed 0.22
74% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C14 8x16GB-$1,200
8 of 8 slots used
128GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
116% Outstanding
MC Read 45.3
MC Write 44.4
MC Mixed 45.6
129% 45.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 20.3
SC Mixed 22.9
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 61.3
65% 61.3 ns
Poor: 111%
This bench: 116%
Great: 135%
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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 9 ACK (MS-7882) Builds (Compare 251 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING 9 ACK (MS-7882)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,496
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