MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics41.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive121% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180615
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 19 '19 at 13:36
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-5820K-$391
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
70.7% Very good
1-Core 104
2-Core 206
73% 155 Pts
4-Core 395
8-Core 637
66% 516 Pts
64-Core 795
53% 795 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$675
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.15
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (143 fps cap detected)
41.6% Average
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 143
38% 143 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 143
Splatting 143
42% 143 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 132%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 512GB-$290
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 580 527 482 501 521 489 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 740
Write 636
Mixed 523
SusWrite 517
136% 604 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 42.5
160% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 179
149% 214 MB/s
Poor: 121%
This bench: 121%
Great: 241%
Crucial MX500 500GB-$64
80GB free
Firmware: M3CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 412 431 434 431 427 430 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 481
Write 446
Mixed 427
SusWrite 427
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 97
4K Mixed 48
166% 60 MB/s
DQ Read 191
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 190
165% 240 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 109%
Great: 124%
WD Green 500GB (2012)
361GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 101 101 101 101 100 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
57.9% Above average
Read 101
Write 94.7
Mixed 98.9
SusWrite 100
74% 98.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
151% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 4x4GB-$92
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (75th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
98.4% Outstanding
MC Read 37.9
MC Write 40.1
MC Mixed 35.1
108% 37.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 21.3
54% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 65.1
62% 65.1 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 113%
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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 2,042 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: $1,037
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