MSI X99A GAMING 9 ACK (MS-7882)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 104%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics92.6% 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 Drive295% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
SystemMSI MS-7882
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING 9 ACK (MS-7882)  (all builds)
Memory28.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20150320
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 08 '19 at 05:09
Run Duration223 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
SC Int 117
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 115
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 440
QC Float 466
QC Mixed 466
104% 457 Pts
MC Int 850
MC Float 914
MC Mixed 895
133% 886 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
Lighting 440
Reflection 212
Parallax 236
113% 296 fps
MRender 164
Gravity 219
Splatting 154
77% 179 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$277
681GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1637 1648 1546 1095 1089 1085 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
295% Outstanding
Read 1,993
Write 1,698
Mixed 881
SusWrite 1350
331% 1,480 MB/s
4K Read 50
4K Write 202
4K Mixed 72.8
276% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,229
DQ Write 958
DQ Mixed 953
751% 1,047 MB/s
Poor: 183%
This bench: 295%
Great: 298%
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$60
33GB free
Firmware: X31200RL
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 912
Write 762
Mixed 429
155% 701 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 85.4
4K Mixed 37.8
141% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 29.7
DQ Write 595
DQ Mixed 344
257% 323 MB/s
Poor: 58% Great: 99%
HyperX Savage 120GB-$80
53GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.r
SusWrite @10s intervals: 328 337 339 316 338 339 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 345
Mixed 284
SusWrite 333
82% 368 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 40.7
157% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 65.5
125% 251 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 104%
Great: 104%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 64GB
4GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.4 5.3 5.3 4.9 5.3 5.4 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
6.4% Terrible
Read 10.7
Write 2.5
Mixed 4.5
SusWrite 5.1
7% 5.7 MB/s
4K Read 2.8
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 1.6
99% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.4%
Great: 16%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x8GB
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM 2400 MHz clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
113% Outstanding
MC Read 43.9
MC Write 43.4
MC Mixed 43.3
124% 43.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 22.2
SC Mixed 23.1
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 57.9
69% 57.9 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 113%
Great: 124%
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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 9 ACK (MS-7882) Builds (Compare 310 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING 9 ACK (MS-7882)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,269
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