MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics99.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive107% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160411
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 23:33
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 i7-5820K-$391
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
83.9% Excellent
SC Int 106
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 104
84% 104 Pts
QC Int 415
QC Float 417
QC Mixed 414
94% 415 Pts
MC Int 789
MC Float 814
MC Mixed 825
121% 809 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$345
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
Lighting 303
Reflection 303
Parallax 311
95% 306 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 286
Splatting 234
103% 241 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$58
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 396 398 287 291 291 290 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 476
Write 454
Mixed 421
SusWrite 326
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 89
4K Mixed 49
167% 58.6 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 354
267% 357 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 107%
Great: 127%
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$82
447GB free
Firmware: X31200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 395 396 400 387 227 221 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 475
Write 429
Mixed 334
SusWrite 338
88% 394 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 94
4K Mixed 41.3
147% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 259
216% 313 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 100%
Great: 107%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$148
732GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 397 399 410 414 438 428 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 474
Write 456
Mixed 437
SusWrite 414
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 99.7
4K Mixed 53.6
180% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 356
268% 359 MB/s
Poor: 89%
This bench: 116%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$95
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
39.4% Below average
MC Read 16.2
MC Write 11
MC Mixed 11.5
37% 12.9 GB/s
SC Read 11.9
SC Write 11.2
SC Mixed 14.5
36% 12.5 GB/s
Latency 69.1
58% 69.1 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 90%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885) Builds (Compare 1,328 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $999
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