MSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics53.9% 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 Drive86.5% 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.
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-7885
MotherboardMSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory21.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160410
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateSep 09 '20 at 22:38
Run Duration153 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel @ 2.40GHz
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
73% Very good
Memory 88.1
1-Core 80.7
2-Core 160
67% 110 Pts
4-Core 312
8-Core 636
58% 474 Pts
64-Core 1,169
78% 1,169 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 73%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$188
CLim: 1342 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.12.2
Performing below potential (74th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
53.9% Above average
Lighting 191
Reflection 180
Parallax 256
50% 209 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 196
Splatting 131
54% 158 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 108 105 105 100 101 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
86.5% Excellent
Read 493
Write 455
Mixed 389
SusWrite 138
82% 369 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 66.9
4K Mixed 46.7
155% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 197
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 183
149% 209 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 123%
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB (2013)-$75
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 186 186 175 177 183 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 162
Mixed 72.3
SusWrite 180
110% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
176% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 105%
Great: 99%
Seagate Barracuda 8TB (2017)-$145
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 154 156 152 140 151 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
68.4% Good
Read 87.5
Write 129
Mixed 68
SusWrite 149
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 0.6
240% 2.53 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 93%
Seagate Barracuda 8TB (2017)-$145
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 125 130 129 128 132 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 41% Great: 93%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 4x8GB-$165
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2134 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
114% Outstanding
MC Read 53.3
MC Write 39.3
MC Mixed 43.8
130% 45.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 14.4
SC Mixed 17.2
43% 15 GB/s
Latency 69.5
58% 69.5 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 114%
Great: 114%

 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 1,142 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $773
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