MSI X299 SLI PLUS (MS-7A93)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 98.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics123% 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 Drive52.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A93
MotherboardMSI X299 SLI PLUS (MS-7A93)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180131
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 00:03
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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 as expected (44th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 452
QC Float 492
QC Mixed 475
107% 473 Pts
MC Int 697
MC Float 798
MC Mixed 754
112% 750 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$500
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
123% Outstanding
Lighting 392
Reflection 340
Parallax 395
122% 376 fps
MRender 232
Gravity 384
Splatting 240
125% 285 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 123%
Great: 141%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$70
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR060 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
52.4% Above average
Read 469
Write 91.9
Mixed 162
52% 241 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 76.9
4K Mixed 7.41
80% 34.7 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 7.6
37% 84.9 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 52.4%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
81.5% Excellent
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 31.3
MC Mixed 25.4
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 32.1
SC Mixed 26.6
73% 25.6 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 92%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X299 SLI PLUS (MS-7A93) Builds (Compare 971 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 124%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI X299 SLI PLUS (MS-7A93)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,300
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