MSI X99A TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 134%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 132%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 149%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics163% 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 Drive258% 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.
Memory128GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 128GB 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-7A54
MotherboardMSI X99A TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54)  (all builds)
Memory123.5 GB free of 128 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160913
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 18 '18 at 04:23
Run Duration266 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 i7-6950X-$1,451
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
SC Int 104
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 110
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 412
QC Float 450
QC Mixed 435
98% 432 Pts
MC Int 1,308
MC Float 1,510
MC Mixed 1,417
211% 1,412 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 116%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$770
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
163% Outstanding
Lighting 525
Reflection 515
Parallax 562
166% 534 fps
MRender 268
Gravity 536
Splatting 280
160% 361 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 163%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$228
834GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
258% Outstanding
Read 2,474
Write 1,914
Mixed 2,063
478% 2,150 MB/s
4K Read 39.5
4K Write 63.1
4K Mixed 29.7
131% 44.1 MB/s
DQ Read 36.7
DQ Write 84.5
DQ Mixed 20
27% 47.1 MB/s
Poor: 199%
This bench: 258%
Great: 358%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$102
307GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 410
Mixed 420
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 74.5
4K Mixed 22.8
122% 44.3 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 111
134% 236 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 133%
Mushkin Reactor 1TB-$140
252GB free
Firmware: P1003B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
Read 494
Write 396
Mixed 451
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 13.4
4K Write 79.2
4K Mixed 25.7
95% 39.4 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 69
87% 152 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 107%
HGST Ultrastar He8 Helium 8TB-$220
4.5TB free
Firmware: A4GNT514 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 158
Mixed 160
124% 164 MB/s
4K Read 1.13
4K Write 1.39
4K Mixed 0.77
159% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 112%
HGST Ultrastar He8 Helium 8TB-$220
4.5TB free
Firmware: A4GNT514 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 146
Mixed 156
119% 157 MB/s
4K Read 1.07
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.53
130% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 112%
Hitachi HDS5C3020ALA632 2TB-$270
1.5TB free
Firmware: ML6OA580 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
61.5% Good
Read 112
Write 102
Mixed 112
82% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.29
92% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 73%
Seagate ST31500541AS 1.5TB
1TB free
Firmware: CC34 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
43.6% Average
Read 94.4
Write 57.4
Mixed 73.8
57% 75.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.34
89% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 57%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$79
931GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
Read 206
Write 130
Mixed 124
114% 153 MB/s
4K Read 1.03
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.45
136% 1.26 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C14 8x16GB-$1,050
8 of 8 slots used
128GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
133% Outstanding
MC Read 58.3
MC Write 53.9
MC Mixed 46.3
151% 52.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 18.9
SC Mixed 21.8
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 59.8
67% 59.8 ns
Poor: 111%
This bench: 133%
Great: 135%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X99A TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54) Builds (Compare 328 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI X99A TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 163% - Outstanding Total price: $685
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