MSI X99A TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 135%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 136%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 152%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 95.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics164% 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 Drive277% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A54
MotherboardMSI X99A TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54)  (all builds)
Memory124.1 GB free of 128 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160913
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 18 '18 at 01:15
Run Duration272 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$1,459
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
SC Int 105
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 109
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 413
QC Float 458
QC Mixed 437
99% 436 Pts
MC Int 1,304
MC Float 1,510
MC Mixed 1,388
209% 1,400 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 117%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$690
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
164% Outstanding
Lighting 534
Reflection 478
Parallax 561
168% 524 fps
MRender 270
Gravity 538
Splatting 281
161% 363 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 164%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$290
837GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
277% Outstanding
Read 2,493
Write 1,905
Mixed 2,185
488% 2,194 MB/s
4K Read 40.8
4K Write 64.4
4K Mixed 47.9
157% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 132
133% 216 MB/s
Poor: 216%
This bench: 277%
Great: 346%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$115
307GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 410
Mixed 420
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 82.4
4K Mixed 42.3
153% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 34
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 101
86% 119 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 134%
Mushkin Reactor 1TB-$160
252GB free
Firmware: P1003B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Read 491
Write 411
Mixed 437
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 13.7
4K Write 80.4
4K Mixed 20.4
89% 38.2 MB/s
DQ Read 215
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 68.4
93% 169 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 107%
HGST Ultrastar He8 Helium 8TB-$220
4.5TB free
Firmware: A4GNT514 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
94% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 154
Mixed 168
125% 165 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.27
4K Mixed 0.7
148% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 94%
Great: 112%
HGST Ultrastar He8 Helium 8TB-$220
4.5TB free
Firmware: A4GNT514 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 150
Mixed 146
118% 156 MB/s
4K Read 1.03
4K Write 1.36
4K Mixed 0.77
153% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 112%
Hitachi HDS5C3020ALA632 2TB-$298
1.5TB free
Firmware: ML6OA580 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
59.9% Above average
Read 110
Write 98.8
Mixed 112
81% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.36
98% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 72%
Seagate ST31500541AS 1.5TB
1TB free
Firmware: CC34 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
46.3% Average
Read 93.8
Write 67.5
Mixed 72.5
58% 77.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.17
4K Mixed 0.43
98% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 57%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$85
931GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
80.3% Excellent
Read 150
Write 130
Mixed 120
100% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.06
4K Write 2.12
4K Mixed 0.49
138% 1.22 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C14 8x16GB-$1,200
8 of 8 slots used
128GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
134% Outstanding
MC Read 58.8
MC Write 54.1
MC Mixed 47.2
152% 53.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 22.3
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 60.1
66% 60.1 ns
Poor: 111%
This bench: 134%
Great: 135%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: MSI X99A TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,000
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