MSI X99A MPOWER (MS-7885)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics67.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive89.4% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99A MPOWER (MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory24.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160525
Uptime2.7 Days
Run DateDec 22 '16 at 18:29
Run Duration153 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 i7-6800K-$300
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 133
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 483
QC Float 524
QC Mixed 517
115% 508 Pts
MC Int 914
MC Float 1,078
MC Mixed 1,043
151% 1,011 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 106%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$250
Gigabyte(1458 3670) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 376.33
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
67.8% Good
Lighting 214
Reflection 175
Parallax 203
65% 197 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 198
Splatting 132
70% 161 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB-$280
430GB free
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
69.3% Good
Read 482
Write 231
Mixed 266
72% 326 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 60.2
4K Mixed 10.5
84% 32.1 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 26.1
84% 188 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 85%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$110
114GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
89.4% Excellent
Read 527
Write 493
Mixed 508
114% 509 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 85.8
4K Mixed 22.9
119% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 32.1
DQ Write 98.2
DQ Mixed 22.2
29% 50.9 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 125%
WD My Passport 25E2 4TB
3TB free, PID 25e2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
38% Below average
Read 102
Write 89.5
Mixed 28.9
86% 73.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.38
4K Write 1.07
4K Mixed 0.08
44% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 38%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x8GB-$376
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2800 MHz clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (96th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
124% Outstanding
MC Read 43.8
MC Write 57.9
MC Mixed 44.3
139% 48.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 23.1
SC Mixed 22.7
58% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 60.9
66% 60.9 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 124%
Great: 124%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X99A MPOWER (MS-7885) Builds (Compare 106 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI X99A MPOWER (MS-7885)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,551
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