MSI X99A TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 117%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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.
Graphics132% 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 Drive76.8% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A54
MotherboardMSI X99A TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54)  (all builds)
Memory122.2 GB free of 128 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160913
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateMay 21 '18 at 20:54
Run Duration242 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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-$1,520
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
SC Int 104
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 109
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 417
QC Float 458
QC Mixed 436
99% 437 Pts
MC Int 1308
MC Float 1,510
MC Mixed 1,414
211% 1,411 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 117%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$728
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 419
Reflection 405
Parallax 438
132% 421 fps
MRender 227
Gravity 425
Splatting 248
132% 300 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 132%
Great: 179%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin Reactor 1TB-$204
302GB free
Firmware: P1003B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
76.8% Very good
Read 487
Write 404
Mixed 441
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 13.4
4K Write 62.8
4K Mixed 20
79% 32.1 MB/s
DQ Read 152
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 69
87% 151 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 102%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$125
284GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 383
Mixed 415
97% 435 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 58.2
4K Mixed 42.6
139% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 121
136% 235 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 100%
Great: 115%
HGST Ultrastar He8 Helium 8TB-$270
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 (44th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 152
Mixed 155
120% 159 MB/s
4K Read 1.04
4K Write 1.26
4K Mixed 0.75
150% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 110%
HGST Ultrastar He8 Helium 8TB-$270
4.5TB free
Firmware: A4GNT514 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 145
Mixed 160
120% 158 MB/s
4K Read 1.14
4K Write 1.23
4K Mixed 0.8
160% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 90.4%
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 above expectations (72nd percentile)
62.4% Good
Read 111
Write 106
Mixed 105
81% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.43
4K Mixed 0.34
93% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 62.4%
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 below expectations (33rd percentile)
40.6% Average
Read 92.7
Write 48.6
Mixed 62
51% 67.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.16
4K Mixed 0.47
96% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 56%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$55
931GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
79.4% Very good
Read 149
Write 128
Mixed 123
100% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.13
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.49
146% 1.34 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C14 8x16GB-$1,341
8 of 8 slots used
128GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
131% Outstanding
MC Read 57.3
MC Write 52.4
MC Mixed 46.3
149% 52 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 19
SC Mixed 22.1
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
Poor: 111%
This bench: 131%
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 356 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 79%
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Motherboard: MSI X99A TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $974
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