MSI X299 SLI PLUS (MS-7A93)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 120%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 132%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 154%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics136% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive328% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A93
MotherboardMSI X299 SLI PLUS (MS-7A93)  (all builds)
Memory53.5 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181203
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 22 '19 at 21:12
Run Duration274 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 i9-7940X-$1,226
CPU0, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
86.5% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 123
84% 122 Pts
QC Int 469
QC Float 476
QC Mixed 485
85% 476 Pts
MC Int 1,929
MC Float 2,276
MC Mixed 2139
142% 2,115 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$750
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Lighting 439
Reflection 410
Parallax 436
135% 428 fps
MRender 224
Gravity 454
Splatting 245
136% 308 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 136%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$149
219GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1844 1716 1679 1656 1636 1657 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
328% Outstanding
Read 2,201
Write 1,961
Mixed 1406
SusWrite 1698
408% 1,817 MB/s
4K Read 49.9
4K Write 198
4K Mixed 72.1
273% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 1247
DQ Write 1,121
DQ Mixed 1,161
877% 1,177 MB/s
Poor: 245%
This bench: 328%
Great: 399%
Sandisk PLUS 480 GB 480GB
274GB free
Firmware: UG3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 181 82 13 44 110 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
48.6% Average
Read 436
Write 308
Mixed 275
SusWrite 90.5
62% 277 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 38.9
4K Mixed 17.2
73% 25.5 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 39.5
DQ Mixed 25.2
32% 60.6 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 56%
Sandisk PLUS 480 GB 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 186 181 183 183 183 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Read 188
Write 178
Mixed 37.3
SusWrite 183
33% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
3% 1.17 MB/s
Adata SU635 960GB
410GB free
Firmware: N181017a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 452 454 453 332 63 69 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
Read 458
Write 451
Mixed 371
SusWrite 304
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 25.6
4K Mixed 34.6
111% 31.7 MB/s
DQ Read 227
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 237
180% 241 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 112%
Samsung Portable SSD T5 500GB
259GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 172 172 162 152 152 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
50.6% Above average
Read 391
Write 64.7
Mixed 334
SusWrite 164
53% 238 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 16.4
4K Mixed 17.1
65% 18.7 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 65.5
DQ Mixed 172
112% 133 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 93%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$50
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 218 219 218 215 216 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 53% Great: 111%
WD easystore 25FB 8TB
2TB free, PID 25fb
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 171 177 177 185 177 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
79.1% Very good
Read 174
Write 182
Mixed 117
SusWrite 177
220% 163 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 1.3
214% 2.67 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x16GB
4 of 8 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
126% Outstanding
MC Read 43.8
MC Write 67.3
MC Mixed 42.7
146% 51.3 GB/s
SC Read 8
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 10.5
37% 13.1 GB/s
Latency 74.5
54% 74.5 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 126%
Great: 132%
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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 X299 SLI PLUS (MS-7A93) Builds (Compare 1,777 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 122%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI X299 SLI PLUS (MS-7A93)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,326
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