MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics7.57% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive244% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory29.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160715
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '18 at 04:58
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-5820K-$370
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
SC Int 106
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 106
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 384
QC Float 389
QC Mixed 398
88% 391 Pts
MC Int 759
MC Float 807
MC Mixed 798
118% 788 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GTS 250
PNY(196E 079E) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
7.57% Terrible
Lighting 30.7
Reflection 25
Parallax 11.3
7% 22.3 fps
MRender 17
Gravity 22.1
Splatting 14.6
8% 17.9 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 7.57%
Great: 9%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$150
264GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
244% Outstanding
Read 2,266
Write 1,402
Mixed 1,202
358% 1,623 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 96.1
4K Mixed 47.8
180% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 396
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 121
133% 231 MB/s
Poor: 156%
This bench: 244%
Great: 258%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 4x8GB-$280
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (77th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
107% Outstanding
MC Read 40.8
MC Write 43.1
MC Mixed 40.2
118% 41.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 22.1
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 107%
Great: 125%
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 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 1,062 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $940
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