MSI X299 SLI PLUS (MS-7A93)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive160% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A93
MotherboardMSI X299 SLI PLUS (MS-7A93)  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171129
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 18 '19 at 08:25
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7820X-$475
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
76.3% Very good
1-Core 108
2-Core 202
74% 155 Pts
4-Core 442
8-Core 799
78% 620 Pts
64-Core 1,134
76% 1,134 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 102%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$400
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 908 415 345 336 296 279 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
160% Outstanding
Read 1788
Write 1,311
Mixed 696
SusWrite 430
234% 1,056 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 52.8
189% 72.1 MB/s
DQ Read 42.9
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 57.5
54% 79.4 MB/s
Poor: 163%
This bench: 160%
Great: 297%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$60
77GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,181
Write 1,817
Mixed 1,413
400% 1,804 MB/s
4K Read 49.5
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 75.6
263% 98.9 MB/s
DQ Read 56.3
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 81.9
70% 99.9 MB/s
Poor: 171% Great: 287%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
56% Above average
MC Read 19
MC Write 26.6
MC Mixed 15.8
58% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 8.6
SC Write 19.7
SC Mixed 10.3
37% 12.9 GB/s
Latency 80.5
50% 80.5 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 56%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X299 SLI PLUS (MS-7A93) Builds (Compare 2,056 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,383
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