MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics45.9% 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 Drive106% 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.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151102
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 27 '16 at 05:40
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 129
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 491
QC Float 525
QC Mixed 511
115% 509 Pts
MC Int 928
MC Float 1,008
MC Mixed 971
145% 969 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 103%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
Gigabyte(1458 254D) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 16.200.1013.0
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
45.9% Average
Lighting 145
Reflection 84.7
Parallax 193
50% 141 fps
MRender 63.3
Gravity 138
Splatting 92.5
43% 98 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 45.9%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$101
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 411
Mixed 417
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 73.9
4K Mixed 42.4
154% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 109
130% 231 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 106%
Great: 124%
Adata SP600 64GB
59GB free
Firmware: 5.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
39.1% Below average
Read 300
Write 74.4
Mixed 117
36% 164 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 23.9
4K Mixed 16.2
68% 20.9 MB/s
DQ Read 69.2
DQ Write 23.3
DQ Mixed 25
24% 39.2 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 39.1%
Great: 80%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$70
334GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
85% Excellent
Read 171
Write 125
Mixed 157
114% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.2
76% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 85%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 4x4GB-$90
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM 2400 MHz clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 38.1
MC Write 42.1
MC Mixed 37.2
112% 39.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 24.7
SC Mixed 22.4
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 61.2
65% 61.2 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 103%
Great: 103%
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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 1,544 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,019
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