MSI X99A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A21)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics40.2% 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 Drive241% 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.
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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A21
MotherboardMSI X99A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A21)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160719
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 01 '18 at 16:02
Run Duration103 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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 i7-6850K-$440
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
SC Int 114
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 119
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 447
QC Float 491
QC Mixed 467
106% 468 Pts
MC Int 810
MC Float 924
MC Mixed 884
130% 873 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
EVGA(3842 2762) 2GB
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 397.31
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
40.2% Average
Lighting 104
Reflection 82
Parallax 145
37% 110 fps
MRender 90
Gravity 123
Splatting 81.2
43% 98.2 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 40%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$150
421GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
241% Outstanding
Read 2,315
Write 1,450
Mixed 1,235
367% 1,666 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 27.5
154% 57 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 27.2
102% 225 MB/s
Poor: 148%
This bench: 241%
Great: 257%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$120
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 194
Mixed 198
143% 189 MB/s
4K Read 1.03
4K Write 2.84
4K Mixed 0.53
154% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 106%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB-$181
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
120% Outstanding
MC Read 43.6
MC Write 55.4
MC Mixed 41.6
134% 46.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 22.1
55% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 53.3
75% 53.3 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 120%
Great: 120%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X99A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A21) Builds (Compare 241 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI X99A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A21)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,256
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