MSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics29.1% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive169% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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.
Very high background CPU (65%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
7 months ago, 7 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory42.7 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151030
Uptime1 Days
Run DateNov 05 '16 at 17:33
Run Duration373 Seconds
Run User SRB-User
Background CPU 65%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 @ 2.20GHz
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
68.4% Good
SC Int 54.1
SC Float 74
SC Mixed 73.7
54% 67.3 Pts
QC Int 282
QC Float 296
QC Mixed 282
65% 287 Pts
MC Int 1,252
MC Float 1,391
MC Mixed 1,364
200% 1,336 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro K4200-$820
HP(103C 1096) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvd3dumx Ver. 21.21.13.6909
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
29.1% Poor
Lighting 78
Reflection 66.8
Parallax 108
27% 84.1 fps
MRender 67.3
Gravity 75.9
Splatting 62.2
34% 68.5 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 29.1%
Great: 32%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 256GB-$120
56GB free
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
169% Outstanding
Read 1,880
Write 1,072
Mixed 1,351
317% 1,434 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 42.2
4K Mixed 22.7
90% 30 MB/s
DQ Read 26.2
DQ Write 42.6
DQ Mixed 14.8
17% 27.9 MB/s
Poor: 121%
This bench: 169%
Great: 231%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$103
50GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
70.6% Very good
Read 490
Write 347
Mixed 336
87% 391 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 23.1
4K Mixed 16.4
69% 21.1 MB/s
DQ Read 221
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 9.57
60% 139 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 94%
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$195
40GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
Read 518
Write 494
Mixed 505
113% 506 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 35.6
4K Mixed 19
77% 25.6 MB/s
DQ Read 22.3
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 12.8
48% 98.6 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 122%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$138
24GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
75.9% Very good
Read 520
Write 493
Mixed 500
113% 504 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 34.6
4K Mixed 19.9
78% 25.6 MB/s
DQ Read 21.6
DQ Write 34.9
DQ Mixed 12.8
14% 23.1 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 123%
ST320006 41AS 2TB
350GB free, PID 0551
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
33% Below average
Read 94.4
Write 71.1
Mixed 81.6
103% 82.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.22
4K Mixed 0.38
56% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 33%
Great: 33%
ST320006 41AS 2TB
350GB free, PID 0551
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
31.5% Below average
Read 83.7
Write 74.3
Mixed 68
95% 75.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.28
45% 0.58 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 31.5%
Great: 33%
TOSHIBA DT01ACA300 3TB
194GB free, PID 0551
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
44.1% Average
Read 115
Write 95.2
Mixed 87.9
123% 99.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.99
4K Write 2.11
4K Mixed 0.17
81% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 54%
ST3000DM 001-1ER166 3TB
190GB free, PID 0551
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
40.6% Average
Read 92.1
Write 100
Mixed 99.1
127% 97.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.23
68% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 66%
UFD 3.0 Silicon-Power16G 16GB
14GB free, PID 5500
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
23.5% Poor
Read 133
Write 7.26
Mixed 15.4
41% 51.9 MB/s
4K Read 10.4
4K Write 0.04
4K Mixed 0.05
41% 3.49 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 23.5%
Great: 35%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2133 C14 8x8GB
8 of 8 slots used
64GB DIMM clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
115% Outstanding
MC Read 57.8
MC Write 37.4
MC Mixed 45.7
134% 47 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 14
SC Mixed 15.4
39% 13.7 GB/s
Latency 133
30% 133 ns
Poor: 108%
This bench: 115%
Great: 118%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
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Workstation
Workstation 67%
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Motherboard: MSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)

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