MSI X99S XPOWER AC (MS-7881)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics46.4% 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 Drive76.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7881
MotherboardMSI X99S XPOWER AC (MS-7881)  (all builds)
Memory8.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180620
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateNov 26 '19 at 11:44
Run Duration234 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th 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 way below expectations (12th percentile)
61.7% Good
1-Core 78.1
2-Core 198
62% 138 Pts
4-Core 370
8-Core 559
60% 464 Pts
64-Core 723
48% 723 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290X-$549
MSI(1462 3071) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.8.2
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
46.4% Average
Lighting 178
Reflection 146
Parallax 265
47% 196 fps
MRender 122
Gravity 170
Splatting 170
47% 154 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 46.4%
Great: 53%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 61 61 57 62 66 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
76.4% Very good
Read 483
Write 455
Mixed 351
SusWrite 91
77% 345 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 77.8
4K Mixed 44.9
154% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 46.1
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 57.6
51% 73.4 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 117%
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$285
713GB free
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2185 2208 2198 2197 2191 2196 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
310% Outstanding
Read 2,399
Write 2149
Mixed 1492
SusWrite 2,196
463% 2,059 MB/s
4K Read 48.4
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 68.3
233% 84.6 MB/s
DQ Read 60.5
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 92.9
90% 137 MB/s
Poor: 228%
This bench: 310%
Great: 409%
WD WD10EAVS-00D7B1 1TB
273GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 27 28 27 28 30 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
10% Very poor
Read 7
Write 11.7
Mixed 11.2
SusWrite 27.9
11% 14.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
26% 0.27 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 10%
Great: 51%
Samsung HD103SI 1TB-$70
539GB free
Firmware: 1AG01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 62 59 66 67 65 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
41% Average
Read 78.3
Write 36.7
Mixed 46.8
SusWrite 64.5
42% 56.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
153% 1 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 41%
Great: 60%
ST500LM0 11 HM501II 500GB
378GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 96 96 96 96 96 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
37.7% Below average
Read 94
Write 20.5
Mixed 39
SusWrite 91.8
76% 61.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
66% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 37.7%
Great: 38%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 3000 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (58th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
94.2% Outstanding
MC Read 34
MC Write 40.6
MC Mixed 34.3
104% 36.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 18.6
SC Mixed 19.1
49% 17 GB/s
Latency 68.2
59% 68.2 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 107%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X99S XPOWER AC (MS-7881) Builds (Compare 158 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI X99S XPOWER AC (MS-7881) - $406

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below average Total price: $1,474
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