MSI X99A TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 132%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 95.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics157% 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 Drive273% 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)
Memory119 GB free of 128 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160913
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateJun 21 '18 at 23:59
Run Duration258 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 2.95 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
SC Int 104
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 109
88% 109 Pts
QC Int 415
QC Float 458
QC Mixed 435
99% 436 Pts
MC Int 1,304
MC Float 1,508
MC Mixed 1,413
210% 1,408 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 116%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
157% Outstanding
Lighting 506
Reflection 492
Parallax 554
162% 517 fps
MRender 260
Gravity 506
Splatting 280
154% 348 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 157%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin Reactor 1TB-$146
931GB free
Firmware: P1003B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
80.5% Excellent
Read 498
Write 392
Mixed 450
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 13.5
4K Write 78.2
4K Mixed 19.8
87% 37.2 MB/s
DQ Read 245
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 73.9
99% 180 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 107%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$278
833GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
273% Outstanding
Read 2,486
Write 1,826
Mixed 2,163
480% 2,158 MB/s
4K Read 41.4
4K Write 61
4K Mixed 49.4
158% 50.6 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 195
DQ Mixed 136
142% 237 MB/s
Poor: 210%
This bench: 273%
Great: 347%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
307GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 404
Mixed 419
99% 443 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 69.4
4K Mixed 45.7
149% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 121
144% 254 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 106%
Great: 134%
HGST Ultrastar He8 Helium 8TB-$220
4.5TB free
Firmware: A4GNT514 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 144
Mixed 152
117% 155 MB/s
4K Read 1.08
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.67
144% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 90.2%
Great: 112%
HGST Ultrastar He8 Helium 8TB-$220
4.5TB free
Firmware: A4GNT514 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
86.3% Excellent
Read 163
Write 138
Mixed 141
111% 147 MB/s
4K Read 1.09
4K Write 1.38
4K Mixed 0.79
159% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 112%
Hitachi HDS5C3020ALA632 2TB-$270
1.5TB free
Firmware: ML6OA580 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
62.6% Good
Read 106
Write 112
Mixed 109
82% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.33
92% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 62.6%
Great: 72%
Seagate ST31500541AS 1.5TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC34 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
41.2% Average
Read 84.6
Write 58.8
Mixed 73.1
54% 72.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.04
4K Mixed 0.45
100% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 57%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$80
931GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
Read 211
Write 129
Mixed 123
115% 154 MB/s
4K Read 1.13
4K Write 2.48
4K Mixed 0.51
150% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 97.8%
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)
134% Outstanding
MC Read 58.4
MC Write 54
MC Mixed 47.3
152% 53.2 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 19.5
SC Mixed 22.4
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 111%
This bench: 134%
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 310 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 102%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI X99A TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 132% - Outstanding Total price: $1,005
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