MSI X299 RAIDER (MS-7A94)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics15.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive103% 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
3 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A94
MotherboardMSI X299 RAIDER (MS-7A94)  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170908
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJan 31 '18 at 17:23
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 i7-7740X-$315
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 531
QC Float 559
QC Mixed 560
125% 550 Pts
MC Int 709
MC Float 787
MC Mixed 762
113% 753 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 109%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GT 1030
MSI(1462 8C98) 2GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
15.8% Very poor
Lighting 49.6
Reflection 34.1
Parallax 39.9
14% 41.2 fps
MRender 30.1
Gravity 47.7
Splatting 41
17% 39.6 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 15.8%
Great: 20%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$158
192GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 527
Write 494
Mixed 515
114% 512 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 26.5
146% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 37.6
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 25.9
70% 138 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 103%
Great: 122%
Lexar JumpDrive P10 USB 3.0 32GB-$71
25GB free, PID a836
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
78.3% Very good
Read 219
Write 174
Mixed 188
243% 194 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 1.24
4K Mixed 1.02
151% 7.43 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D26BFSC.8FBD2 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
84.7% Excellent
MC Read 32.8
MC Write 32.7
MC Mixed 23.4
85% 29.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.6
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 27.5
76% 26.6 GB/s
Latency 56.4
71% 56.4 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 99%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X299 RAIDER (MS-7A94) Builds (Compare 587 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI X299 RAIDER (MS-7A94)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,248
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