MSI X99S GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics54.3% 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 Drive110% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99S GAMING 7 (MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150529
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateMay 14 '18 at 20:47
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
SC Int 106
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 107
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 394
QC Float 416
QC Mixed 386
90% 399 Pts
MC Int 722
MC Float 815
MC Mixed 751
114% 763 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
Nvidia(10DE 1151) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 397.31
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (146 fps cap detected)
54.3% Above average
Lighting 146
Reflection 146
Parallax 146
45% 146 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 146
Splatting 145
61% 146 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 54.3%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$163
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 524
Write 497
Mixed 510
114% 510 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 86.3
4K Mixed 43.2
150% 54 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 123
131% 220 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 110%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$70
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 162
Mixed 173
133% 176 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.17
72% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 102%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM 2667 MHz clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (99th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
104% Outstanding
MC Read 39
MC Write 41.4
MC Mixed 38.9
114% 39.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 21.4
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 56.3
71% 56.3 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 104%
Great: 84%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X99S GAMING 7 (MS-7885) Builds (Compare 880 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI X99S GAMING 7 (MS-7885) - $289

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,154
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