MSI X99A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A21)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 88%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics45.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive114% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A21
MotherboardMSI X99A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A21)  (all builds)
Memory28.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160719
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 23:58
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
88% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 118
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 357
QC Float 424
QC Mixed 414
90% 398 Pts
MC Int 830
MC Float 958
MC Mixed 905
134% 898 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 88%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Titan X Pascal-$1,438
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
45.3% Average
Lighting 59.7
Reflection 493
Parallax 545
73% 366 fps
MRender 59.7
Gravity 59.7
Splatting 59.7
25% 59.7 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 182%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$163
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 524
Write 499
Mixed 514
114% 512 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 85.6
4K Mixed 41.2
149% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 166
179% 299 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 114%
Great: 126%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
1TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Read 101
Write 179
Mixed 134
104% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 5.25
4K Mixed 0.62
188% 2.14 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x16GB-$305
2 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
70% Very good
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 24.9
MC Mixed 22.4
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 20.2
52% 18.1 GB/s
Latency 69.1
58% 69.1 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 70%
Great: 93%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 108%
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Desktop
Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 88%
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Motherboard: MSI X99A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A21)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,027
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