MSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 80.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics67.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160715
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 02:24
Run Duration90 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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-$397
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
80.2% Excellent
SC Int 101
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 99.3
80% 101 Pts
QC Int 403
QC Float 410
QC Mixed 395
91% 403 Pts
MC Int 763
MC Float 808
MC Mixed 796
118% 789 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
PwrHis(1787 2358) ≥ 4GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.300.1025.1001
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
67.8% Good
Lighting 200
Reflection 155
Parallax 245
66% 200 fps
MRender 123
Gravity 160
Splatting 172
68% 152 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 74%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$82
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
52.9% Above average
Read 80
Write 104
Mixed 97.1
71% 93.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.76
4K Mixed 0.14
72% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x4GB-$135
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2800 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
69.4% Good
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 23.1
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 19.8
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 69.4%
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 1,656 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: 84% - Excellent Total price: $822
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