MSI C236A WORKSTATION (MS-7998)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics126% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive107% 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.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7998
MotherboardMSI C236A WORKSTATION (MS-7998)  (all builds)
Memory57.8 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170424
Uptime12.2 Days
Run DateJul 11 '18 at 19:19
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 i7-6700K-$270
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 114
93% 117 Pts
QC Int 382
QC Float 420
QC Mixed 399
91% 400 Pts
MC Int 610
MC Float 711
MC Mixed 670
99% 663 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
Asus(1043 859B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
126% Outstanding
Lighting 383
Reflection 380
Parallax 438
125% 401 fps
MRender 241
Gravity 388
Splatting 248
128% 292 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 126%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 1 Volume 451GB
104GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 91 109 137 125 176 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
107% Outstanding
Read 1,036
Write 91.9
Mixed 164
SusWrite 121
76% 353 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 88
4K Mixed 38.2
150% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 436
DQ Write 95.3
DQ Mixed 157
143% 229 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 107%
Great: 107%
Toshiba OCZ RD400 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB
493GB free
Firmware: 57CZ Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 999 1395 1441 1462 1449 1453 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
245% Outstanding
Read 1,101
Write 1,040
Mixed 739
SusWrite 1,366
240% 1,062 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 173
4K Mixed 72.3
251% 96.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,002
DQ Write 771
DQ Mixed 596
525% 790 MB/s
Poor: 126%
This bench: 245%
Great: 246%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT16G4DFD8213.C16FBR 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
74.8% Very good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 23.9
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 24.3
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 69.5
58% 69.5 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 77%
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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 C236A WORKSTATION (MS-7998) Builds (Compare 88 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
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Motherboard: MSI C236A WORKSTATION (MS-7998)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 129% - Outstanding Total price: $462
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