MSI X99S GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics65.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive60.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99S GAMING 7 (MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 15 '18 at 15:05
Run Duration91 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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-$350
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
SC Int 103
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 103
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 402
QC Float 392
QC Mixed 399
90% 398 Pts
MC Int 754
MC Float 808
MC Mixed 794
118% 786 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$280
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
65.8% Good
Lighting 207
Reflection 178
Parallax 198
63% 194 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 192
Splatting 124
68% 156 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 330 Series 120GB-$146
68GB free
Firmware: 300i Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
60.8% Good
Read 479
Write 124
Mixed 190
57% 264 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 86.1
4K Mixed 12.7
98% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 149
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 39.5
55% 101 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 2400 C16 4x4GB-$171
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 38.7
MC Write 41.2
MC Mixed 36.2
111% 38.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 19.2
SC Mixed 21.1
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 62.1
64% 62.1 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 101%
Great: 111%
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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 815 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $999
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