MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 77.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics116% 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 Drive85.3% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory22.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160715
Uptime6.3 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 17:49
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-$324
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
77.7% Very good
SC Int 97.7
SC Float 99
SC Mixed 99.3
79% 98.7 Pts
QC Int 378
QC Float 380
QC Mixed 376
86% 378 Pts
MC Int 742
MC Float 798
MC Mixed 780
116% 773 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 489
Reflection 294
Parallax 341
135% 374 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 301
Splatting 205
102% 235 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 116%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$139
242GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
85.3% Excellent
Read 503
Write 398
Mixed 417
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 35.7
4K Mixed 27.9
96% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 102
117% 201 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB-$60
191GB free
Firmware: CC4G Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
46.7% Average
Read 81.4
Write 81.3
Mixed 77.7
60% 80.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.32
4K Mixed 0.37
83% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 46.7%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 4x8GB-$355
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (74th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
106% Outstanding
MC Read 40.4
MC Write 42.7
MC Mixed 40.1
117% 41.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 21.1
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 106%
Great: 126%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885) Builds (Compare 1,142 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 130% - Outstanding Total price: $559
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