MSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics53.7% 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 Drive162% 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160607
Uptime3.7 Days
Run DateApr 07 '20 at 16:42
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-5820K-$198
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
71.8% Very good
Memory 92.2
1-Core 93.9
2-Core 190
75% 125 Pts
4-Core 278
8-Core 506
49% 392 Pts
64-Core 644
43% 644 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$395
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 442.74
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
53.7% Above average
Lighting 206
Reflection 181
Parallax 198
54% 195 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 194
Splatting 127
54% 157 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$391
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 366 288 231 236 235 225 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
162% Outstanding
Read 1,746
Write 551
Mixed 636
SusWrite 264
174% 799 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 48.5
174% 63.7 MB/s
DQ Read 730
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 459
352% 491 MB/s
Poor: 146%
This bench: 162%
Great: 281%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$73
735GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 93 60 103 82 81 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
54.7% Above average
Read 106
Write 146
Mixed 52
SusWrite 84.3
71% 97.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.4
68% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 107%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$73
715GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 158 157 156 159 155 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 133
Mixed 86.7
SusWrite 156
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
238% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSA.8FADG 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
MC Read 37
MC Write 41.2
MC Mixed 35.7
108% 38 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 18.6
46% 16.1 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 97.9%
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 X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885) Builds (Compare 4,652 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $878
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