MSI X99A MPOWER (MS-7885)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 79.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics68.1% 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.
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 MPOWER (MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory26.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160715
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 23 '18 at 10:27
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User QAT-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
79.6% Very good
SC Int 101
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 99
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 400
QC Float 386
QC Mixed 395
89% 393 Pts
MC Int 725
MC Float 784
MC Mixed 756
113% 755 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$300
Gigabyte(1458 367B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
68.1% Good
Lighting 216
Reflection 181
Parallax 220
67% 206 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 195
Splatting 129
69% 159 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
243GB free
Firmware: 1A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
Read 203
Write 140
Mixed 143
121% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.33
4K Mixed 0.26
110% 1.16 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$43
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
76.3% Very good
Read 132
Write 134
Mixed 126
98% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.24
4K Write 1.41
4K Mixed 0.17
55% 0.61 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 4x8GB-$165
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
73.2% Very good
MC Read 32.4
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 24.4
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 18.3
SC Mixed 21
53% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 59.1
68% 59.1 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 127%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X99A MPOWER (MS-7885) Builds (Compare 172 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI X99A MPOWER (MS-7885)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,265
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