MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics112% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive44.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180615
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 28 '19 at 13:02
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6800K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
1-Core 128
2-Core 238
87% 183 Pts
4-Core 456
8-Core 748
76% 602 Pts
64-Core 976
66% 976 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.70
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
112% Outstanding
Lighting 427
Reflection 401
Parallax 416
112% 415 fps
MRender 251
Gravity 424
Splatting 265
113% 313 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 112%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 320 Series 160GB-$90
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0362
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 93 107 97 93 89 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
44.1% Average
Read 244
Write 146
Mixed 147
SusWrite 102
36% 159 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 35.9
4K Mixed 21.7
75% 25.5 MB/s
DQ Read 135
DQ Write 79.5
DQ Mixed 68.7
62% 94.4 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 51%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$30
74GB free
Firmware: 3B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 86 84 88 88 88 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
50.5% Above average
Read 89
Write 87.8
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 86.6
60% 81 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 4x4GB-$87
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2600 MHz
Performing below potential (95th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
112% Outstanding
MC Read 40.4
MC Write 50.6
MC Mixed 38.1
123% 43 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 21.9
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 56
71% 56 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 112%
Great: 112%
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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 1,966 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $847
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HDDRAMUSB
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