MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive112% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory14.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160715
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 06 '17 at 15:45
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 i7-5960X-$945
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 128
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 503
QC Float 506
QC Mixed 502
114% 503 Pts
MC Int 1,211
MC Float 1,294
MC Mixed 1,294
190% 1,266 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 106%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 404
Mixed 415
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 88.6
4K Mixed 47.1
168% 58.6 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 106
139% 252 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 112%
Great: 136%
OCZ Agility 3 120GB-$102
39GB free
Firmware: 2.25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
52.2% Above average
Read 195
Write 111
Mixed 131
32% 145 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 99
4K Mixed 15.2
112% 47 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 24.5
44% 87.4 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 60%
Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB-$60
22GB free
Firmware: BXW7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
187% Outstanding
Read 1,706
Write 649
Mixed 925
240% 1,093 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 50.1
207% 78.8 MB/s
DQ Read 494
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 147
170% 299 MB/s
Poor: 114%
This bench: 187%
Great: 207%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$84
336GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
66.2% Good
Read 127
Write 103
Mixed 105
84% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.24
81% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 97%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$90
202GB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
64.8% Good
Read 151
Write 75.5
Mixed 113
85% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.51
4K Mixed 0.18
67% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 4x8GB-$250
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (96th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
124% Outstanding
MC Read 53.1
MC Write 43.2
MC Mixed 48.8
138% 48.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 23.4
SC Mixed 23.3
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 54.4
74% 54.4 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 124%
Great: 123%
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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 1,171 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 77%
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Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $959
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