MSI X99A GAMING 9 ACK (MS-7882)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics84.1% 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 (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-5820K-$303
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
1-Core 115
2-Core 230
81% 172 Pts
4-Core 466
8-Core 694
75% 580 Pts
64-Core 895
60% 895 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 91%
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 (100th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
Lighting 440
Reflection 212
Parallax 236
104% 296 fps
MRender 164
Gravity 219
Splatting 154
58% 179 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$430
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: 171%
This bench: 295%
Great: 298%
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$44
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: 59% Great: 103%
HyperX Savage 120GB-$80
53GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.r
SusWrite @10s intervals: 328 337 339 316 338 339 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd 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: 57%
This bench: 104%
Great: 106%
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 (23rd 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: 17%
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 (95th 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: 115%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X99A GAMING 9 ACK (MS-7882) Builds (Compare 372 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $937
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