MSI X299 SLI PLUS (MS-7A93)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics1.02% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive264% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A93
MotherboardMSI X299 SLI PLUS (MS-7A93)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171129
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 29 '19 at 23:30
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7800X-$440
CPU0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
1-Core 116
2-Core 243
84% 179 Pts
4-Core 505
8-Core 835
85% 670 Pts
64-Core 1,002
67% 1,002 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
MSI(1462 3363) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2151 MHz, MLim: 2633 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.71
Relative performance (0th percentile)
1.02% Terrible
Lighting 1.6
Reflection 2.5
Parallax 2.8
0% 2.3 fps
MRender 20
Gravity 0.5
Splatting 0.5
2% 7 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 1.02%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$90
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 810 654 652 639 638 584 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
264% Outstanding
Read 2014
Write 1,979
Mixed 1,416
SusWrite 663
340% 1,518 MB/s
4K Read 54.7
4K Write 183
4K Mixed 87.5
292% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,274
DQ Write 1,049
DQ Mixed 1,141
860% 1,155 MB/s
Poor: 200%
This bench: 264%
Great: 329%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$75
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 187 189 189 185 188 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Read 99.5
Write 146
Mixed 26.3
SusWrite 188
83% 115 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 1.9
342% 2.57 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
63.4% Good
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 18.3
67% 23.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 9.9
38% 13.4 GB/s
Latency 70
57% 70 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 63.4%
Great: 112%
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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 2,010 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,298
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