MSI X99A SLI (MS-7A54)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 35.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics73.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive45.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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-7A54
MotherboardMSI X99A SLI (MS-7A54)  (all builds)
Memory25.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160817
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateDec 14 '19 at 13:47
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Xeon E5-2609 v4
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 1.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
35.9% Below average
1-Core 48
2-Core 106
36% 76.9 Pts
4-Core 212
8-Core 407
38% 310 Pts
64-Core 406
27% 406 Pts
Poor: 26%
This bench: 35.9%
Great: 37%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$275
Zotac(19DA 3527) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
73.8% Very good
Lighting 286
Reflection 240
Parallax 280
75% 269 fps
MRender 222
Gravity 261
Splatting 176
74% 220 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 67 37 3.7 9.6 40 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
45.3% Average
Read 430
Write 363
Mixed 322
SusWrite 53.3
65% 292 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 34.6
4K Mixed 18.5
69% 23.6 MB/s
DQ Read 98.6
DQ Write 67.2
DQ Mixed 43.6
43% 69.8 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 55%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$75
365GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 108 109 108 110 110 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
74.5% Very good
Read 150
Write 148
Mixed 98.5
SusWrite 109
93% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1
204% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 104%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$75
510GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 113 114 112 114 115 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
63.3% Good
Read 107
Write 97.8
Mixed 66.2
SusWrite 113
71% 96.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
214% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 104%
Toshiba MQ01ABB200 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: AY000U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 103 104 103 104 105 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
60.4% Good
Read 108
Write 106
Mixed 34.3
SusWrite 103
64% 87.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 62%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 1TB
753GB free
Firmware: 2AR20002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 98 99 97 100 99 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
46.5% Average
Read 67.7
Write 15.8
Mixed 28.7
SusWrite 94.3
38% 51.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
142% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 60%
Seagate Archive HDD 8TB (2015)-$150
7.5TB free
Firmware: AR13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 185 189 179 185 185 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
Read 131
Write 162
Mixed 64.5
SusWrite 184
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 7.8
4K Mixed 0
169% 2.8 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 94%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 9ASF51272PZ-2G1A2 8x4GB
8 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 44.8
MC Write 47
MC Mixed 40.5
126% 44.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 13.2
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 81.1
49% 81.1 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 108%
Great: 115%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X99A SLI (MS-7A54) Builds (Compare 215 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
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Desktop
Desktop 73%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: MSI X99A SLI (MS-7A54)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $782
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