MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 93.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics78.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive168% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory29.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190613
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 11 '19 at 03:52
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6850K-$425
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
1-Core 135
2-Core 269
95% 202 Pts
4-Core 532
8-Core 871
89% 702 Pts
64-Core 1,024
69% 1,024 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$346
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
78.1% Very good
Lighting 292
Reflection 281
Parallax 292
77% 289 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 288
Splatting 217
79% 234 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$65
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 459 403 406 393 389 385 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
168% Outstanding
Read 752
Write 586
Mixed 618
SusWrite 406
132% 590 MB/s
4K Read 63.2
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 80.4
264% 89.2 MB/s
DQ Read 768
DQ Write 589
DQ Mixed 947
635% 768 MB/s
Poor: 170%
This bench: 168%
Great: 287%
WDC WDBNCE0010PNC 1TB
41GB free
Firmware: 401000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 349 349 396 368 235 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
Read 428
Write 471
Mixed 344
SusWrite 340
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 28.9
157% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 245
212% 314 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 121%
WDC WDS100T2B0A-00SM50 1TB
656GB free
Firmware: 411030WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 376 375 363 378 424 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 492
Mixed 322
SusWrite 380
95% 424 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 53.4
186% 67.3 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 182
183% 297 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 117%
Great: 121%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x8GB
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
117% Outstanding
MC Read 41.3
MC Write 53.2
MC Mixed 40.3
128% 44.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 23.6
SC Mixed 22.8
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 53.4
75% 53.4 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 117%
Great: 118%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885) Builds (Compare 1,963 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $867
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