MSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 75.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory18.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190613
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 14 '21 at 19:36
Run Duration276 Seconds
Run User SVK-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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-$370
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
75.8% Very good
Memory 79.8
1-Core 108
2-Core 221
78% 136 Pts
4-Core 387
8-Core 610
64% 499 Pts
64-Core 818
55% 818 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 94%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$183
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 456
Write 439
Mixed 350
92% 415 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 82
4K Mixed 46.9
148% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 351
265% 356 MB/s
Poor: 64% Great: 114%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
232GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 317 316 315 316 314 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 475
Write 442
Mixed 402
SusWrite 324
92% 411 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 85.9
4K Mixed 47.8
163% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 353
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 105%
Great: 122%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$137
159GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 384 388 283 281 277 268 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 474
Write 449
Mixed 442
SusWrite 313
94% 420 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 87.2
4K Mixed 50.6
158% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 356
268% 358 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 104%
Great: 134%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$88
122GB free
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 648 327 328 328 326 331 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
181% Outstanding
Read 1,755
Write 1,426
Mixed 612
SusWrite 381
231% 1,044 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 47.3
172% 63.6 MB/s
DQ Read 936
DQ Write 624
DQ Mixed 650
520% 737 MB/s
Poor: 142%
This bench: 181%
Great: 233%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$80
2TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 49 0 0 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
16.8% Very poor
Read 1.7
Write 150
Mixed 0.5
SusWrite 56.4
37% 52.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.1
50% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 16.8%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
876GB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 193 194 194 193 195 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 142
Mixed 88.3
SusWrite 191
108% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 1
169% 1 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 103%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x16GB-$180
2 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
65.7% Good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 24.4
MC Mixed 21.2
69% 24 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 20
SC Mixed 17.2
47% 16.5 GB/s
Latency 80.8
50% 80.8 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 87%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 85%
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Desktop
Desktop 83%
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Workstation
Workstation 76%
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Motherboard: MSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $825
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