MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard
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 85.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics11.9% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive70.4% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160715
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateFeb 16 '20 at 18:17
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU2%
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 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 i7-6850K-$330
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Memory 90.6
1-Core 113
2-Core 223
83% 142 Pts
4-Core 433
8-Core 663
70% 548 Pts
64-Core 850
57% 850 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 442.19
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
11.9% Very poor
Lighting 2.37
Reflection 6.92
Parallax 18
2% 9.11 fps
MRender 0.67
Gravity 34.7
Splatting 14.8
24% 16.7 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 11.9%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$40
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 87RA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 65 64 54 54 57 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
70.4% Very good
Read 447
Write 330
Mixed 318
SusWrite 84.9
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 83.9
4K Mixed 26.6
122% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 192
DQ Mixed 108
117% 199 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 81%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
782GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 199 202 202 203 203 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 104
Mixed 93.2
SusWrite 201
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
147% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 114%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$75
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
64.4% Good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 19.8
66% 23.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 15.8
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 86%

 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 980 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $870
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