MSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 98.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics135% 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 Drive229% 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.
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 SLI PLUS(MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160715
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '18 at 07:03
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$440
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
SC Int 114
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 122
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 460
QC Float 507
QC Mixed 486
110% 484 Pts
MC Int 877
MC Float 1,028
MC Mixed 951
142% 952 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$490
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Lighting 434
Reflection 402
Parallax 462
138% 433 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 413
Splatting 258
134% 306 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 135%
Great: 141%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$111
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
229% Outstanding
Read 2,081
Write 1,234
Mixed 1,251
336% 1,522 MB/s
4K Read 55.3
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 48.8
208% 73.7 MB/s
DQ Read 57.9
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 139
118% 164 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 229%
Great: 236%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.9% Very good
MC Read 32.7
MC Write 24.3
MC Mixed 21.4
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 19.9
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 58.5
68% 58.5 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 89%
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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 2,535 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,002
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