MSI X299 GAMING M7 ACK (MS-7A90)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 133%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 159%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 168%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 118%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics143% 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 Drive305% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A90
MotherboardMSI X299 GAMING M7 ACK (MS-7A90)  (all builds)
Memory53 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1600 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180316
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 19:14
Run Duration478 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 i9-7940X-$1,130
CPU0, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
118% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 479
QC Float 514
QC Mixed 500
113% 498 Pts
MC Int 2,028
MC Float 2,338
MC Mixed 2,168
326% 2,178 Pts
Poor: 104%
This bench: 118%
Great: 131%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
EVGA(3842 6687) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
143% Outstanding
Lighting 461
Reflection 409
Parallax 477
144% 449 fps
MRender 261
Gravity 440
Splatting 266
141% 322 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 143%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$190
324GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1962 1830 1739 1642 1655 1575 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
305% Outstanding
Read 2159
Write 2,014
Mixed 1,397
SusWrite 1,734
410% 1,826 MB/s
4K Read 45
4K Write 186
4K Mixed 62.2
246% 97.8 MB/s
DQ Read 910
DQ Write 775
DQ Mixed 825
623% 837 MB/s
Poor: 234%
This bench: 305%
Great: 392%
LSI 9750-4i DISK 6TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: 5.12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 37 35 37 37 37 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Samsung 960 EVO 500GB
141GB free
Firmware: 4B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1932 1933 1934 1839 1817 1819 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
311% Outstanding
Read 2,182
Write 1,946
Mixed 1,014
SusWrite 1,879
394% 1,755 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 56.2
226% 90 MB/s
DQ Read 959
DQ Write 854
DQ Mixed 898
676% 904 MB/s
Poor: 198%
This bench: 311%
Great: 328%
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
140GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 471 473 474 469 468 466 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 482
Write 465
Mixed 400
SusWrite 470
102% 454 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 48.9
177% 66 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 355
267% 358 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 119%
Great: 133%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$278
345GB free
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2159 2150 1105 1110 1109 959 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
297% Outstanding
Read 2,289
Write 2,184
Mixed 1559
SusWrite 1432
419% 1,866 MB/s
4K Read 49.8
4K Write 178
4K Mixed 67.7
257% 98.7 MB/s
DQ Read 950
DQ Write 831
DQ Mixed 898
671% 893 MB/s
Poor: 210%
This bench: 297%
Great: 347%
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
196GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 414 414 413 414 414 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 482
Write 466
Mixed 404
SusWrite 410
99% 440 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 49.5
178% 65.9 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 356
268% 359 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 115%
Great: 133%
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2018)-$138
465GB free
Firmware: 101020WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1208 861 860 862 861 863 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
232% Outstanding
Read 1,830
Write 1,774
Mixed 1,600
SusWrite 919
344% 1,531 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 175
4K Mixed 51.9
214% 87.7 MB/s
DQ Read 926
DQ Write 782
DQ Mixed 865
645% 858 MB/s
Poor: 161%
This bench: 232%
Great: 276%
Crucial M500 240GB-$148
221GB free
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 263 263 263 262 261 260 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
Read 422
Write 264
Mixed 291
SusWrite 262
69% 310 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 97.5
4K Mixed 30.5
123% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 315
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 181
164% 251 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 90%
WD Black 2TB (2010)-$118
182GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 109 108 103 73 73 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
61.4% Good
Read 118
Write 104
Mixed 81.6
SusWrite 96
74% 99.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
206% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 84%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$95
868GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 116 115 123 124 123 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
55% Above average
Read 70.2
Write 76.7
Mixed 66
SusWrite 120
61% 83.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 0.4
178% 2.17 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 55%
Great: 92%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
493GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 96 98 99 99 99 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
68.5% Good
Read 141
Write 93.8
Mixed 74.3
SusWrite 97.2
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 116%
Lacie DJI Copilot HDD 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: 1153
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 127 130 136 136 129 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
70.3% Very good
Read 114
Write 129
Mixed 81
SusWrite 131
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
203% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x16GB
4 of 8 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
120% Outstanding
MC Read 41.7
MC Write 62
MC Mixed 41.8
138% 48.5 GB/s
SC Read 7.9
SC Write 22.3
SC Mixed 10.7
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 75.9
53% 75.9 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 120%
Great: 123%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X299 GAMING M7 ACK (MS-7A90) Builds (Compare 482 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 127%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI X299 GAMING M7 ACK (MS-7A90)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,331
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