MSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics45.1% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive72.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150320
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 06 '21 at 21:19
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-5820K-$175
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
74.9% Very good
Memory 82.9
1-Core 100
2-Core 196
74% 126 Pts
4-Core 360
8-Core 615
61% 488 Pts
64-Core 768
52% 768 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing below potential (10th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
45.1% Average
Lighting 52.4
Reflection 76.1
Parallax 47.5
42% 58.7 fps
MRender 63.2
Gravity 59.4
Splatting 51.5
48% 58 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 535 Series 120GB-$300
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 220 64 64 71 60 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
72.7% Very good
Read 397
Write 222
Mixed 271
SusWrite 119
56% 252 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 86.3
4K Mixed 36.5
133% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 154
126% 179 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 86%
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
244GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 462 460 468 472 470 471 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 486
Write 470
Mixed 401
SusWrite 467
103% 456 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 99.6
4K Mixed 53.7
183% 64.6 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 356
268% 359 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 121%
Great: 130%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
842GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 167 166 168 169 167 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
95% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 164
Mixed 105
SusWrite 166
110% 150 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.3
251% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 95%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x8GB
1 of 8 slots used
8GB DIMM 2800 MHz clocked @ 2134 MHz
Performing below potential (75th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
36.7% Below average
MC Read 14.3
MC Write 10.7
MC Mixed 11
34% 12 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 10.8
SC Mixed 12.9
34% 11.9 GB/s
Latency 75.4
53% 75.4 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 36.7%
Great: 48%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 86%
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Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $765
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