MSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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 76.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics43.3% 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 Drive150% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
18 months ago, 18 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160607
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 10 '23 at 23:57
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i7-5820K-$130
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
76.8% Very good
Memory 87.1
1-Core 105
2-Core 199
75% 130 Pts
4-Core 358
8-Core 573
57% 466 Pts
64-Core 717
44% 717 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$200
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 527.56
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
43.3% Average
Lighting 54
Reflection 61.3
Parallax 50.6
44% 55.3 fps
MRender 59.2
Gravity 50.8
Splatting 46
42% 52 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 43.3%
Great: 54%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$330
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 628 579 582 570 538 346 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
150% Outstanding
Read 1,406
Write 919
Mixed 671
SusWrite 540
196% 884 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 67.4
4K Mixed 41.9
140% 47.6 MB/s
DQ Read 484
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 425
308% 404 MB/s
Poor: 138%
This bench: 150%
Great: 283%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$50
205GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 384 276 274 276 275 275 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
Read 444
Write 442
Mixed 400
SusWrite 293
89% 395 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 62.7
4K Mixed 43.6
141% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 227
205% 312 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 118%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$40
586GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 129 128 128 131 128 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
78.2% Very good
Read 144
Write 117
Mixed 74.9
SusWrite 128
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$169
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (10th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
66.1% Good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 21.7
MC Mixed 21.9
67% 23.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 20.5
SC Mixed 19.2
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 70.4
57% 70.4 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 97%

 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 1,560 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $502
Why does UserBenchmark have a bad reputation on reddit?
Marketers operate thousands of reddit accounts. Our benchmarks expose their spiel so they attack our reputation.
Why don’t PC brands endorse UserBenchmark?
Brands make boatloads on flagships like the 4090 and 14900KS. We help users get similar real-world performance for less money.
Why don’t youtubers promote UserBenchmark?
We don't pay youtubers, so they don't praise us. Moreover, our data obstructs youtubers who promote overpriced or inferior products.
Why does UserBenchmark have negative trustpilot reviews?
The 200+ trustpilot reviews are mostly written by virgin marketing accounts. Real users don't give a monkey's about big brands.
Why is UserBenchmark popular with users?
Instead of pursuing brands for sponsorship, we've spent 13 years publishing real-world data for users.
The Best
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-12600K $154Nvidia RTX 4060 $285WD Black SN850X M.2 2TB $139
Intel Core i5-13600K $232Nvidia RTX 4060-Ti $374WD Black SN850X M.2 1TB $89
Intel Core i5-12400F $110Nvidia RTX 4070 $499Crucial T700 M.2 4TB $342
Today's hottest deals
If you buy something via a price link, UserBenchmark may earn a commission
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback