MSI X99S SLI PLUS (MS-7885)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics94% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive99.1% 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.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99S SLI PLUS (MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140925
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 11 '18 at 12:23
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 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 i7-5930K-$599
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
88% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 113
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 454
QC Float 433
QC Mixed 423
99% 436 Pts
MC Int 856
MC Float 916
MC Mixed 903
134% 892 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 88%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
94% Outstanding
Lighting 297
Reflection 280
Parallax 310
93% 296 fps
MRender 194
Gravity 277
Splatting 181
94% 217 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 94%
Great: 113%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$249
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 122 118 114 112 104 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 241
Mixed 285
SusWrite 123
64% 290 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 51.3
184% 68 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 351
254% 332 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 126%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2800 C16 4x4GB-$150
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM 2800 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (72nd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
101% Outstanding
MC Read 38.1
MC Write 41
MC Mixed 36.1
110% 38.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 21.6
SC Mixed 21.9
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 101%
Great: 115%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X99S SLI PLUS (MS-7885) Builds (Compare 1,514 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI X99S SLI PLUS (MS-7885)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $794
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