MSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
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 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 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics78.6% 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 Drive101% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160715
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 30 '16 at 10:36
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 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 i7-5820K-$399
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 134
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 543
QC Float 525
QC Mixed 532
121% 534 Pts
MC Int 1,035
MC Float 1,096
MC Mixed 1084
160% 1,071 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 108%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
MSI(1462 3177) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1455 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 353.54
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
78.6% Very good
Lighting 257
Reflection 225
Parallax 240
75% 241 fps
MRender 167
Gravity 226
Splatting 157
85% 184 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 103%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$148
215GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 492
Mixed 509
113% 506 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 24.2
126% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 18.7
88% 195 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 101%
Great: 122%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$118
8.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 53% Great: 97%
Seagate Barracuda Desktop 5TB-$129
8.5TB free
Firmware: CC44 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 42% Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 4x4GB-$145
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (95th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
110% Outstanding
MC Read 42.6
MC Write 42.2
MC Mixed 39.9
119% 41.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 25.5
SC Mixed 24.2
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 52
77% 52 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
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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 1,551 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $852
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