MSI X99A TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics65.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive101% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A54
MotherboardMSI X99A TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190613
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 12 '19 at 19:04
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6800K-$331
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
95% Outstanding
1-Core 139
2-Core 279
98% 209 Pts
4-Core 535
8-Core 874
89% 705 Pts
64-Core 1,064
71% 1,064 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 95%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
Asus(1043 8593) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2771 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
65.3% Good
Lighting 237
Reflection 236
Parallax 236
61% 237 fps
MRender 222
Gravity 235
Splatting 230
71% 229 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$80
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 404 271 177 88 82 83 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 475
Write 461
Mixed 402
SusWrite 184
85% 380 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 48.8
177% 64.6 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 353
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 101%
Great: 124%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
414GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 124 125 126 125 126 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
68.9% Good
Read 114
Write 108
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 125
68% 93.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2
373% 2.83 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 112%
WD WD30EURS-63SPKY0 3TB
678GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 102 102 104 103 104 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
68.8% Good
Read 136
Write 122
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 103
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
199% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 2666 2x8GB
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 3428 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
86.1% Excellent
MC Read 42.9
MC Write 25.9
MC Mixed 24.2
89% 31 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 23.5
SC Mixed 22.6
60% 21.2 GB/s
Latency 48.2
83% 48.2 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 92%
Take a copy of your results

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X99A TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54) Builds (Compare 476 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI X99A TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $998
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $80
Intel Core i5-9600K $219Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $278Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $105
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $195Nvidia RTX 2060 $330Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $219
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $42Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $78SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $618SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $83SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback