MSI X99S SLI PLUS (MS-7885)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics64.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99S SLI PLUS (MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180615
Uptime2.6 Days
Run DateOct 17 '19 at 13:51
Run Duration243 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-$451
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
86% Excellent
Memory 91.3
1-Core 107
2-Core 209
80% 136 Pts
4-Core 435
8-Core 718
73% 576 Pts
64-Core 865
58% 865 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 86%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 436.2
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
64.9% Good
Lighting 81.2
Reflection 83.9
Parallax 80.8
67% 82 fps
MRender 81.2
Gravity 75.1
Splatting 66.6
48% 74.3 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 64.9%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$60
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,173
Write 1,932
Mixed 1,360
404% 1,821 MB/s
4K Read 45.8
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 69.8
248% 94.6 MB/s
DQ Read 850
DQ Write 724
DQ Mixed 793
593% 789 MB/s
Poor: 194% Great: 318%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 512GB
24GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 357 356 360 365 358 361 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
82% Excellent
Read 630
Write 364
Mixed 228
SusWrite 359
88% 396 MB/s
4K Read 11.7
4K Write 54.8
4K Mixed 18.3
70% 28.3 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 280
218% 294 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 82%
Great: 321%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$232
105GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 461 462 463 463 460 460 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 488
Write 458
Mixed 357
SusWrite 461
99% 441 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 83.7
4K Mixed 34.6
132% 48.9 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 345
261% 352 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 104%
Great: 123%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$60
41GB free
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,167
Write 2,008
Mixed 1,374
411% 1,850 MB/s
4K Read 55.9
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 67.1
257% 95.2 MB/s
DQ Read 912
DQ Write 808
DQ Mixed 869
649% 863 MB/s
Poor: 194% Great: 318%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
68GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 134 135 136 133 134 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
89.3% Excellent
Read 177
Write 134
Mixed 86.8
SusWrite 134
98% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
241% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2800 C16 2x8GB
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2800 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
65.3% Good
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 20.1
MC Mixed 19.9
66% 23.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 18.8
52% 18 GB/s
Latency 65.4
61% 65.4 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 100%

 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 1,098 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI X99S SLI PLUS (MS-7885)

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