MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 80.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics63.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive70.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory27.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150529
Uptime14.6 Days
Run DateNov 01 '17 at 20:41
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
SC Int 99.4
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 98.9
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 400
QC Float 405
QC Mixed 401
91% 402 Pts
MC Int 734
MC Float 756
MC Mixed 746
112% 746 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390X-$529
CLim: 1060 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
63.5% Good
Lighting 156
Reflection 159
Parallax 242
58% 186 fps
MRender 131
Gravity 180
Splatting 171
68% 160 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$121
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
70.1% Very good
Read 502
Write 399
Mixed 413
97% 438 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 33.6
4K Mixed 17.5
80% 25.8 MB/s
DQ Read 30
DQ Write 47.3
DQ Mixed 16.5
19% 31.3 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 135%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$62
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
77.6% Very good
Read 146
Write 124
Mixed 120
98% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 2.21
4K Mixed 0.24
98% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x8GB
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM 2667 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (41st percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
66.6% Good
MC Read 28
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 21.6
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 19.2
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 68.1
59% 68.1 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 117%
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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 1,214 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,012
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $160Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $290Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $121
Intel Core i5-8600K $225AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $160
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $59HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $219SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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