MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 135%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 126%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics170% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive102% 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.
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)
Memory27.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160715
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateApr 18 '18 at 17:24
Run Duration221 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$1,026
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 129
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 509
QC Float 526
QC Mixed 512
117% 516 Pts
MC Int 1,285
MC Float 1,381
MC Mixed 1,360
201% 1,342 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 108%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2902 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
170% Outstanding
Lighting 492
Reflection 536
Parallax 677
173% 568 fps
MRender 274
Gravity 556
Splatting 308
168% 380 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 170%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 398
Mixed 414
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 79.9
4K Mixed 39.8
146% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 19
88% 200 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 102%
Great: 133%
OCZ Agility 3 120GB-$102
64GB free
Firmware: 2.25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
45% Average
Read 192
Write 110
Mixed 121
31% 141 MB/s
4K Read 17.9
4K Write 80.8
4K Mixed 13.6
87% 37.4 MB/s
DQ Read 126
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 8.94
37% 81.8 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 45%
Great: 61%
Samsung MZVPV128HDGM-00000 128GB
29GB free
Firmware: BXW7300Q
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
152% Outstanding
Read 1,629
Write 653
Mixed 901
233% 1,061 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 24
149% 59.9 MB/s
DQ Read 39.8
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 22.2
32% 57.2 MB/s
Poor: 120%
This bench: 152%
Great: 381%
Seagate BUP Slim BK 1TB
210GB free
Firmware: 0302
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
50.1% Above average
Read 94.3
Write 80.1
Mixed 100
69% 91.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 2.05
4K Mixed 0.29
86% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 50.1%
Great: 65%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$92
153GB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
69.2% Good
Read 122
Write 120
Mixed 110
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.1
56% 0.65 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 110%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$90
151GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
56.5% Above average
Read 103
Write 93.9
Mixed 108
77% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.2
80% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 56.5%
Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 4x8GB-$280
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (95th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
125% Outstanding
MC Read 54.3
MC Write 43.4
MC Mixed 48.9
140% 48.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 23.2
58% 20.3 GB/s
Latency 54.4
74% 54.4 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 125%
Great: 125%
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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 1,064 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $940
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