MSI X99S SLI PLUS (MS-7885)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics56.3% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
13 months ago, 13 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99S SLI PLUS (MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140925
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 19:36
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-5930K-$599
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
74.4% Very good
Memory 85.3
1-Core 101
2-Core 190
74% 125 Pts
4-Core 342
8-Core 598
59% 470 Pts
64-Core 752
50% 752 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 94%
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 below potential (18th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
56.3% Above average
Lighting 221
Reflection 196
Parallax 220
58% 212 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 203
Splatting 141
56% 166 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 56.3%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$75
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 453
Write 437
Mixed 354
92% 414 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 71.7
4K Mixed 41.8
144% 49.4 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 235
210% 317 MB/s
Poor: 63% Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$91
1TB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 172 167 173 173 173 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 158
Mixed 85
SusWrite 172
111% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
153% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 104%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8ATF51264AZ-2G1A1 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
MC Read 33.4
MC Write 38.9
MC Mixed 32.4
100% 34.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 18.9
SC Mixed 17.1
46% 16.2 GB/s
Latency 71.7
56% 71.7 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X99S SLI PLUS (MS-7885) Builds (Compare 3,519 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: MSI X99S SLI PLUS (MS-7885)

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