MSI X99A TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 87.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics79.6% 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 Drive88.2% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A54
MotherboardMSI X99A TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160913
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 03 '19 at 00:57
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU7%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6800K-$294
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
Memory 94.6
1-Core 112
2-Core 225
84% 144 Pts
4-Core 429
8-Core 723
73% 576 Pts
64-Core 839
56% 839 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
EVGA(3842 6573) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.2
Performing below potential (58th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
79.6% Very good
Lighting 98.3
Reflection 118
Parallax 98.8
82% 105 fps
MRender 98.3
Gravity 97.6
Splatting 99.6
59% 98.5 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA400S37960G 960GB
619GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61F1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 398 396 421 124 99 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Read 437
Write 370
Mixed 319
SusWrite 294
80% 355 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 77
4K Mixed 33.1
130% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 217
186% 270 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 103%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$50
741GB free
Firmware: CC29
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 158 156 134 150 158 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
46.3% Average
Read 9
Write 14.3
Mixed 13
SusWrite 152
34% 47.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 114%
Generic- Multi-Card 64GB
48GB free, PID 0150
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 38 37 38 37 37 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
22.5% Poor
Read 37
Write 36
Mixed 34.8
SusWrite 36.6
49% 36.1 MB/s
4K Read 7.6
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 3.2
219% 4.4 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 22.5%
Great: 23%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$161
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
MC Read 40.3
MC Write 32.7
MC Mixed 29.5
98% 34.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 19.7
SC Mixed 22.1
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 58.3
69% 58.3 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 108%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X99A TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54) Builds (Compare 130 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI X99A TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $822
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