MSI X99A TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 120%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics159% 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 Drive68.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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-7A54
MotherboardMSI X99A TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54)  (all builds)
Memory123.5 GB free of 128 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160913
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 16 '18 at 02:21
Run Duration241 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 i7-6950X-$1,490
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
SC Int 104
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 109
88% 109 Pts
QC Int 417
QC Float 456
QC Mixed 436
99% 437 Pts
MC Int 1,304
MC Float 1,506
MC Mixed 1,412
210% 1,407 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 117%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
159% Outstanding
Lighting 506
Reflection 479
Parallax 588
166% 524 fps
MRender 244
Gravity 523
Splatting 271
154% 346 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 159%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin Reactor 1TB-$220
477GB free
Firmware: P1003B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
68.7% Good
Read 503
Write 397
Mixed 442
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 49.5
4K Mixed 10.5
65% 25.6 MB/s
DQ Read 13
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 9.53
41% 83.6 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 102%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$137
420GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 392
Mixed 415
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 52.9
4K Mixed 32.1
118% 39 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 116
130% 224 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 116%
HGST Ultrastar He8 Helium 8TB-$235
4.5TB free
Firmware: A4GNT514 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
93% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 150
Mixed 154
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 1.07
4K Write 1.36
4K Mixed 0.75
153% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 93%
Great: 110%
HGST Ultrastar He8 Helium 8TB-$235
4.5TB free
Firmware: A4GNT514 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 147
Mixed 148
117% 155 MB/s
4K Read 1.09
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.57
138% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 110%
Hitachi HDS5C3020ALA632 2TB-$298
1.5TB free
Firmware: ML6OA580 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5940 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
50.8% Above average
Read 110
Write 66.7
Mixed 106
72% 94.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.34
94% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 72%
Seagate ST31500541AS 1.5TB
1TB free
Firmware: CC34 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
49.4% Average
Read 93.6
Write 78.4
Mixed 86.8
65% 86.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.38
4K Mixed 0.37
91% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 49.4%
Great: 56%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$90
931GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
78.8% Very good
Read 145
Write 129
Mixed 121
99% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1.03
4K Write 2.58
4K Mixed 0.48
144% 1.36 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C14 8x16GB-$1,412
8 of 8 slots used
128GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
134% Outstanding
MC Read 58.3
MC Write 54.2
MC Mixed 47.5
152% 53.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 22.5
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
Poor: 111%
This bench: 134%
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 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54) Builds (Compare 327 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 80%
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Motherboard: MSI X99A TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54)

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