MSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics80.6% 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 Drive37.5% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit farger, 1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160410
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 27 '17 at 14:26
Run Duration92 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 128
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 439
QC Float 510
QC Mixed 486
108% 478 Pts
MC Int 987
MC Float 1,049
MC Mixed 1,038
153% 1,025 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 101%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$350
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 372.90
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Lighting 380
Reflection 178
Parallax 200
98% 253 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 189
Splatting 126
68% 157 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
46GB free
Firmware: 521ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
37.5% Below average
Read 171
Write 79.9
Mixed 102
26% 118 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 74.6
4K Mixed 11.3
82% 34.7 MB/s
DQ Read 19.4
DQ Write 80.8
DQ Mixed 8.02
18% 36.1 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 37.5%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB-$185
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 39.8
MC Write 41.1
MC Mixed 36.4
112% 39.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 23.5
61% 21.5 GB/s
Latency 57.2
70% 57.2 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 104%
Great: 107%
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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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