MSI X299 XPOWER GAMING AC (MS-7A91)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 132%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics117% 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 Drive215% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A91
MotherboardMSI X299 XPOWER GAMING AC (MS-7A91)  (all builds)
Memory19.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, , , 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171130
Uptime23.2 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 21:43
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 i9-7900X-$810
CPU0, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 117
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 122
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 490
QC Float 508
QC Mixed 494
113% 497 Pts
MC Int 1,528
MC Float 1,737
MC Mixed 1,656
245% 1,640 Pts
Poor: 100%
This bench: 109%
Great: 125%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$480
MSI(1462 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Lighting 349
Reflection 354
Parallax 364
110% 356 fps
MRender 228
Gravity 373
Splatting 235
122% 279 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 117%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$194
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
215% Outstanding
Read 1,821
Write 1,301
Mixed 1,240
322% 1,454 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 30.6
147% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 476
DQ Write 402
DQ Mixed 139
186% 339 MB/s
Poor: 170%
This bench: 215%
Great: 256%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$64
896GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
53.8% Above average
Read 92.4
Write 95
Mixed 87.4
69% 91.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 2.07
4K Mixed 0.25
88% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 4x8GB-$165
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 36
MC Write 60.9
MC Mixed 35.3
126% 44.1 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 21.2
SC Mixed 11.2
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 78
51% 78 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 110%
Great: 125%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X299 XPOWER GAMING AC (MS-7A91) Builds (Compare 208 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 133%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 147%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 147%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI X299 XPOWER GAMING AC (MS-7A91)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,805
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