MSI X99S XPOWER AC (MS-7881)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics64.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive75.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7881
MotherboardMSI X99S XPOWER AC (MS-7881)  (all builds)
Memory29.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20150116
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 22 '19 at 00:26
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-5960X-$515
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
64.8% Good
1-Core 92.7
2-Core 185
65% 139 Pts
4-Core 369
8-Core 724
67% 547 Pts
64-Core 1,170
78% 1,170 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Gigabyte(1458 3669) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
64.7% Good
Lighting 265
Reflection 227
Parallax 246
68% 246 fps
MRender 171
Gravity 234
Splatting 159
61% 188 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 64.7%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB-$430
256GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X211T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 366 335 329 331 310 354 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
75.9% Very good
Read 486
Write 420
Mixed 256
SusWrite 338
84% 375 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 42.8
4K Mixed 28.2
96% 31.9 MB/s
DQ Read 149
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 135
101% 135 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 114%
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$249
453GB free
Firmware: EXM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 408 388 409 409 406 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
83.1% Excellent
Read 487
Write 456
Mixed 405
SusWrite 404
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 45.5
4K Mixed 32.2
105% 34.6 MB/s
DQ Read 153
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 167
117% 147 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 126%
WD Black 3TB (2013)-$138
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 148 146 146 150 151 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
Read 157
Write 153
Mixed 86.7
SusWrite 148
100% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 1
215% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 98%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$112
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 166 165 167 167 168 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 172
Mixed 92.7
SusWrite 167
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1
204% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x8GB
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
117% Outstanding
MC Read 51.7
MC Write 43.5
MC Mixed 42.9
132% 46 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 20.9
SC Mixed 19.1
52% 18.1 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 117%
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 X99S XPOWER AC (MS-7881) Builds (Compare 143 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI X99S XPOWER AC (MS-7881) - $406

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below average Total price: $1,356
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