MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
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 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 93.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics77.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D 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.
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.
Run History
10 months ago, 10 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160715
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 24 '18 at 10:21
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU3%

 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 i7-5930K-$599
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
SC Int 115
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 116
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 461
QC Float 460
QC Mixed 466
105% 462 Pts
MC Int 838
MC Float 898
MC Mixed 883
131% 873 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
77.9% Very good
Lighting 248
Reflection 220
Parallax 242
76% 236 fps
MRender 170
Gravity 225
Splatting 154
79% 183 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 84%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$86
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Read 140
Write 140
Mixed 90.6
92% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 5.34
4K Mixed 0.46
169% 2.08 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2800 C16 4x4GB-$106
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2800 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
70.7% Very good
MC Read 31.5
MC Write 21.6
MC Mixed 22.5
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 21.4
SC Mixed 21.2
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 111%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885) Builds (Compare 1,393 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,023
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