MSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics87.7% 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 Drive69.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
14 months ago, 14 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160715
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 31 '16 at 00:12
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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-$391
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
74.1% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 108
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 362
QC Float 399
QC Mixed 325
82% 362 Pts
MC Int 739
MC Float 855
MC Mixed 829
121% 808 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 10.18.13.6881
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
Lighting 268
Reflection 253
Parallax 302
87% 274 fps
MRender 194
Gravity 242
Splatting 181
88% 206 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 89%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX200 480GB-$172
60GB free
Firmware: MU01.4 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
69.2% Good
Read 480
Write 242
Mixed 261
72% 328 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 47.2
4K Mixed 18.1
89% 30.7 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 161
DQ Mixed 12.8
60% 137 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 79%
SanDisk U3 Cruzer Micro 2GB
2GB free, PID 5406
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Poor: 4% Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x4GB-$151
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2800 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
68.8% Good
MC Read 31
MC Write 21.6
MC Mixed 22.8
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 19.2
SC Mixed 17.6
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 71.8
56% 71.8 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 111%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885) Builds (Compare 2,121 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,076
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