MSI X299 XPOWER GAMING AC (MS-7A91)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 139%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 93.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics119% 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 Drive269% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A91
MotherboardMSI X299 XPOWER GAMING AC (MS-7A91)  (all builds)
Memory54.9 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJul 19 '19 at 17:41
Run Duration481 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i9-7940X-$654
CPU0, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
Memory 83.8
1-Core 138
2-Core 279
91% 167 Pts
4-Core 555
8-Core 1,080
97% 817 Pts
64-Core 2,652
164% 2,652 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$485
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
119% Outstanding
Lighting 160
Reflection 191
Parallax 184
130% 178 fps
MRender 121
Gravity 168
Splatting 120
110% 136 fps
Poor: 109%
This bench: 119%
Great: 133%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$110
454GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 401 397 410 406 409 408 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 464
Write 455
Mixed 391
SusWrite 405
97% 429 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 55.6
192% 69.9 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 359
270% 360 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 119%
Great: 133%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$43
152GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 891 616 612 615 611 605 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
269% Outstanding
Read 2,205
Write 1,999
Mixed 1,517
SusWrite 658
356% 1,595 MB/s
4K Read 56.8
4K Write 182
4K Mixed 78.4
283% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,301
DQ Write 1,111
DQ Mixed 1,178
890% 1,197 MB/s
Poor: 199%
This bench: 269%
Great: 340%
Samsung 850 EVO 250GB
76GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 401 395 324 311 304 295 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 463
Write 451
Mixed 398
SusWrite 338
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 40.8
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 56.1
195% 70.6 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 359
270% 360 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 116%
Great: 122%
Samsung 850 EVO 1TB
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 134 129 132 131 129 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Read 103
Write 128
Mixed 114
SusWrite 130
27% 119 MB/s
4K Read 2.7
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.6
7% 2.53 MB/s
Poor: 14% Great: 17%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$110
805GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 401 397 410 407 409 408 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 463
Write 454
Mixed 394
SusWrite 405
97% 429 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 56.5
196% 71 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 358
269% 360 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 120%
Great: 133%
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$249
575GB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1961 1969 1960 1969 1971 1948 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
337% Outstanding
Read 1956
Write 1,877
Mixed 928
SusWrite 1963
378% 1,681 MB/s
4K Read 45.4
4K Write 174
4K Mixed 65.2
245% 95 MB/s
DQ Read 1,547
DQ Write 1,337
DQ Mixed 1,264
996% 1,383 MB/s
Poor: 168%
This bench: 337%
Great: 363%
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$249
223GB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1977 1965 1979 1973 1959 1966 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
339% Outstanding
Read 2,009
Write 1,888
Mixed 1011
SusWrite 1,970
386% 1,719 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 169
4K Mixed 65.6
242% 93.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,554
DQ Write 1,334
DQ Mixed 1,274
1,001% 1,387 MB/s
Poor: 168%
This bench: 339%
Great: 363%
Seagate ST8000DM005-2EH1 8TB
1TB free
Firmware: DN03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 151 153 154 153 155 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 22% Great: 104%
Seagate Barracuda 8TB (2017)-$87
238GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 121 110 112 113 114 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
58.3% Above average
Read 87.2
Write 118
Mixed 87.5
SusWrite 114
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 2.6
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 0.6
268% 2.73 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 58.3%
Great: 90%
Seagate Barracuda 8TB (2017)-$87
380GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 184 185 187 185 185 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
Read 141
Write 146
Mixed 102
SusWrite 183
105% 143 MB/s
4K Read 7.5
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 0.8
487% 4.3 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 90%
Seagate Expansion Desk 4TB
2TB free
Firmware: 9401
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 22 22 22 22 22 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
17.4% Very poor
Read 36.5
Write 40
Mixed 32.8
SusWrite 22.4
24% 32.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 0.6
203% 2.03 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 17.4%
Great: 97%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$85
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 144 144 148 146 145 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
Read 144
Write 125
Mixed 90
SusWrite 145
93% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
174% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 101%
WD My Book 25DA 4TB
1TB free, PID 25da
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 19 19 19 19 20 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
14.9% Very poor
Read 35.8
Write 34.5
Mixed 30.2
SusWrite 19.4
40% 30 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
92% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 14.9%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Unknown 8x8GB
8 of 8 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
129% Outstanding
MC Read 46.8
MC Write 64.6
MC Mixed 46
150% 52.5 GB/s
SC Read 8
SC Write 21.7
SC Mixed 11.2
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 73.8
54% 73.8 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 129%
Great: 142%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X299 XPOWER GAMING AC (MS-7A91) Builds (Compare 122 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI X299 XPOWER GAMING AC (MS-7A91)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,048
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