MSI X299 SLI PLUS (MS-7A93)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 176%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 153%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics39.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive449% 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.
Memory96GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 96GB 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-7A93
MotherboardMSI X299 SLI PLUS (MS-7A93)  (all builds)
Memory91.8 GB free of 96 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180731
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 00:58
Run Duration290 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 i7-7820X-$476
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 130
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 494
QC Float 520
QC Mixed 503
115% 506 Pts
MC Int 1,234
MC Float 1,459
MC Mixed 1,366
202% 1,353 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 108%
Great: 123%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
39.9% Below average
Lighting 124
Reflection 83.3
Parallax 124
38% 110 fps
MRender 81.5
Gravity 118
Splatting 85.6
41% 95.2 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 39.9%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 2TB
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3017 3021 2933 2351 2346 2337 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
449% Outstanding
Read 3,342
Write 3,000
Mixed 2,054
SusWrite 2,668
621% 2,766 MB/s
4K Read 67.1
4K Write 229
4K Mixed 96.3
346% 131 MB/s
DQ Read 1,094
DQ Write 944
DQ Mixed 1,006
758% 1,015 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 449%
Great: 374%
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB-$449
467GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 472 470 465 466 465 464 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 477
Write 458
Mixed 387
SusWrite 467
101% 447 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 42.2
156% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 356
268% 359 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 112%
Great: 125%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$295
262GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 472 466 466 466 465 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 475
Write 463
Mixed 400
SusWrite 468
102% 451 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 79.7
4K Mixed 50.6
163% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 357
268% 358 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 115%
Great: 134%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$223
761GB free
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1377 1181 1182 1182 1180 1179 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
254% Outstanding
Read 1,746
Write 1,696
Mixed 713
SusWrite 1,213
300% 1,342 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 51
201% 81.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1172
DQ Write 1,042
DQ Mixed 1028
792% 1,081 MB/s
Poor: 171%
This bench: 254%
Great: 293%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 6x16GB
6 of 8 slots used
96GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
115% Outstanding
MC Read 35.5
MC Write 66.1
MC Mixed 37.8
133% 46.5 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 12.1
41% 14.3 GB/s
Latency 74.3
54% 74.3 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 115%
Great: 117%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X299 SLI PLUS (MS-7A93) Builds (Compare 1,284 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 124%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI X299 SLI PLUS (MS-7A93)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,375
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