MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics111% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive98.3% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
3 years ago, 3 years ago.
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory59 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160715
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 06 '18 at 23:04
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 12%
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 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Memory 95.8
1-Core 121
2-Core 240
89% 152 Pts
4-Core 472
8-Core 716
76% 594 Pts
64-Core 897
60% 897 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
Zotac(19DA 1425) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 142
Reflection 150
Parallax 142
115% 145 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 135
Splatting 108
106% 120 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 111%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$210
534GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 410
Mixed 420
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 93.8
4K Mixed 28.1
155% 55.9 MB/s
DQ Read 47.6
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 110
100% 143 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 132%
Samsung 750 EVO 500GB
127GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Read 487
Write 270
Mixed 275
76% 344 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 62.5
4K Mixed 29.9
133% 44.3 MB/s
DQ Read 41.4
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 63.9
62% 94.3 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 124%
Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB-$140
484GB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
77.5% Very good
Read 154
Write 116
Mixed 127
100% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.99
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.26
100% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 105%
Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB-$28
399GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 170
Mixed 167
128% 170 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.39
4K Mixed 0.22
80% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 8x8GB
8 of 8 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (95th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
133% Outstanding
MC Read 46.8
MC Write 59.9
MC Mixed 49.7
149% 52.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 21.6
SC Mixed 24.4
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 54.6
73% 54.6 ns
Poor: 98%
This bench: 133%
Great: 133%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885) Builds (Compare 901 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 85%
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Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
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Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

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