MSI X99S GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

Performance Results

Gaming 75%
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics70.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive93.8% 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.
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 X99S GAMING 7 (MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141009
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 00:10
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 531
QC Float 518
QC Mixed 528
119% 526 Pts
MC Int 1,001
MC Float 1063
MC Mixed 1,050
155% 1,038 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 107%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290X-$549
PwrHis(1787 2342) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1030 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
70.7% Very good
Lighting 215
Reflection 159
Parallax 285
74% 220 fps
MRender 127
Gravity 180
Splatting 178
68% 162 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
166GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 409
Mixed 415
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 89.5
4K Mixed 24.8
140% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 41.1
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 23.4
58% 114 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 115%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$50
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 178
Mixed 173
133% 177 MB/s
4K Read 1.13
4K Write 2.07
4K Mixed 0.24
112% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 103%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C15 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM 2133 MHz clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 40.4
MC Write 41.6
MC Mixed 38.2
114% 40.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 23.6
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 55
73% 55 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 106%
Great: 113%
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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 7 (MS-7885) Builds (Compare 784 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 63%
Desktop 75%
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI X99S GAMING 7 (MS-7885) - $289

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,135
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