MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (18th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 82 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 78.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics53.1% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive85.4% 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.
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
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151102
Uptime17.8 Days
Run DateApr 03 '18 at 02:50
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing way below expectations (18th 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 i7-5930K-$599
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
78.9% Very good
SC Int 101
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 99.5
81% 102 Pts
QC Int 402
QC Float 417
QC Mixed 383
91% 401 Pts
MC Int 788
MC Float 842
MC Mixed 807
122% 812 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$344
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (142 fps cap detected)
53.1% Above average
Lighting 142
Reflection 143
Parallax 142
44% 142 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 142
Splatting 142
60% 142 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 53.1%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$115
336GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
Read 501
Write 398
Mixed 412
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 50.9
4K Mixed 33.6
115% 38 MB/s
DQ Read 31
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 17.4
44% 87.4 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 134%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$118
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
Read 166
Write 141
Mixed 139
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 2.99
4K Mixed 0.24
107% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$159
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM 3200 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
63.1% Good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 20.1
MC Mixed 20.1
65% 22.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 17.5
SC Mixed 16.1
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 72.9
55% 72.9 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 108%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885) Builds (Compare 1,328 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $921
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $269Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $115
Intel Core i5-8600K $260AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $145SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $155SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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