MSI X99A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A21)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 127%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 94.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics58.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive268% 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.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7A21
MotherboardMSI X99A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A21)  (all builds)
Memory123.2 GB free of 128 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160719
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 08 '18 at 20:27
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$1,468
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
SC Int 101
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 109
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 394
QC Float 453
QC Mixed 427
96% 425 Pts
MC Int 1,314
MC Float 1,510
MC Mixed 1,421
212% 1,415 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 117%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon Pro WX 7100 Graphics
AMD(1002 0B0D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1243 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.12
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
58.3% Above average
Lighting 154
Reflection 165
Parallax 250
58% 190 fps
MRender 134
Gravity 153
Splatting 122
58% 136 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 58.3%
Great: 59%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$248
377GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
268% Outstanding
Read 2,061
Write 1,837
Mixed 1,673
414% 1,857 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 86.1
4K Mixed 56.9
173% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 451
DQ Write 396
DQ Mixed 207
215% 352 MB/s
Poor: 173%
This bench: 268%
Great: 346%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 16GB-$8
4GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
28.1% Poor
Read 119
Write 11
Mixed 19.2
42% 49.6 MB/s
4K Read 6.02
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.37
113% 2.9 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 28.1%
Great: 38%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C14 8x16GB-$1,227
8 of 8 slots used
128GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
135% Outstanding
MC Read 59.2
MC Write 54.1
MC Mixed 47.9
154% 53.7 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 22.4
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 60.7
66% 60.7 ns
Poor: 111%
This bench: 135%
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 XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A21) Builds (Compare 281 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI X99A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A21)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,027
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