MSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics54.1% 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 Drive74.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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 SLI PLUS(MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150320
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateDec 06 '20 at 23:50
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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-$175
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
79.8% Very good
Memory 91
1-Core 96.7
2-Core 202
77% 130 Pts
4-Core 370
8-Core 620
63% 495 Pts
64-Core 787
53% 787 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1583 MHz, MLim: 1834 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 457.51
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
54.1% Above average
Lighting 65.8
Reflection 75.2
Parallax 68.3
53% 69.8 fps
MRender 70.3
Gravity 67.9
Splatting 62
55% 66.7 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 535 Series 120GB-$300
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 165 96 116 73 119 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
74.9% Very good
Read 374
Write 203
Mixed 254
SusWrite 121
53% 238 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 89.2
4K Mixed 38.5
143% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 215
DQ Write 166
DQ Mixed 131
114% 171 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 86%
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
274GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 457 464 461 460 465 462 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 482
Write 470
Mixed 400
SusWrite 462
102% 453 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 54
187% 67 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 355
267% 358 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 122%
Great: 130%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
844GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 171 171 171 172 173 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 208
Write 141
Mixed 104
SusWrite 171
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
237% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 109%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x8GB
1 of 8 slots used
8GB DIMM 2800 MHz clocked @ 2134 MHz
Performing below potential (76th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
38.4% Below average
MC Read 15
MC Write 10.9
MC Mixed 11.4
36% 12.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 11.1
SC Mixed 12.9
35% 12.2 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 38.4%
Great: 47%

 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 2,021 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $760
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