MSI X299 GAMING M7 ACK (MS-7A90)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 132%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 157%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 167%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 118%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics141% 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 Drive293% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A90
MotherboardMSI X299 GAMING M7 ACK (MS-7A90)  (all builds)
Memory52.2 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1600 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180316
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 08 '18 at 04:48
Run Duration474 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 i9-7940X-$1,130
CPU0, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
118% Outstanding
SC Int 124
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 128
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 483
QC Float 511
QC Mixed 498
113% 498 Pts
MC Int 2,033
MC Float 2,342
MC Mixed 2,207
328% 2,194 Pts
Poor: 105%
This bench: 118%
Great: 131%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
EVGA(3842 6687) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
141% Outstanding
Lighting 465
Reflection 414
Parallax 436
140% 438 fps
MRender 260
Gravity 442
Splatting 271
142% 324 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 141%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$190
334GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1818 1794 1785 1643 1647 1639 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
293% Outstanding
Read 2,134
Write 1,978
Mixed 1,262
SusWrite 1,721
398% 1,774 MB/s
4K Read 46.3
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 57.3
232% 89.9 MB/s
DQ Read 796
DQ Write 670
DQ Mixed 724
545% 730 MB/s
Poor: 235%
This bench: 293%
Great: 392%
LSI 9750-4i DISK 6TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: 5.12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 36 37 37 37 37 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Samsung 960 EVO 500GB
141GB free
Firmware: 4B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1947 1914 1934 1829 1811 1810 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
304% Outstanding
Read 2,222
Write 1,891
Mixed 1,059
SusWrite 1874
395% 1,761 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 55.3
216% 84.1 MB/s
DQ Read 840
DQ Write 715
DQ Mixed 775
581% 777 MB/s
Poor: 198%
This bench: 304%
Great: 328%
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
140GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 471 471 467 467 466 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 480
Write 468
Mixed 388
SusWrite 469
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 46.8
168% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 357
269% 360 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 116%
Great: 134%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$278
353GB free
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2131 2121 1132 1119 1112 1111 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
289% Outstanding
Read 2,255
Write 2,165
Mixed 1,506
SusWrite 1,454
414% 1,845 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 65.2
247% 95 MB/s
DQ Read 837
DQ Write 726
DQ Mixed 770
580% 778 MB/s
Poor: 193%
This bench: 289%
Great: 349%
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
196GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 387 411 412 411 412 412 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 482
Write 465
Mixed 381
SusWrite 408
98% 434 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 47
168% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 358
269% 359 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 112%
Great: 134%
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2018)-$130
465GB free
Firmware: 101020WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1201 860 861 859 860 860 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
222% Outstanding
Read 1,816
Write 1,890
Mixed 1,567
SusWrite 917
348% 1,548 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 50.6
203% 81.6 MB/s
DQ Read 820
DQ Write 625
DQ Mixed 755
556% 733 MB/s
Poor: 162%
This bench: 222%
Great: 276%
Crucial M500 240GB-$148
221GB free
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 263 263 260 260 260 260 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
Read 422
Write 262
Mixed 290
SusWrite 261
69% 309 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 29.7
124% 50.6 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 180
165% 254 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 89%
WD Black 2TB (2010)-$118
182GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 108 110 103 73 73 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
58.8% Above average
Read 108
Write 108
Mixed 103
SusWrite 96.1
77% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
201% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 83%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$95
883GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 109 105 108 114 117 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
49.5% Average
Read 60
Write 97.3
Mixed 66
SusWrite 111
62% 83.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 0.5
200% 2.27 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 49.5%
Great: 92%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
493GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 97 97 99 97 99 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
67.6% Good
Read 138
Write 112
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 97.1
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 116%
Seagate Expansion Desk 2TB
473GB free, PID 3320
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 127 120 128 124 120 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
55.9% Above average
Read 172
Write 134
Mixed 83.8
SusWrite 123
166% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
71% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 74%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x16GB
4 of 8 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
119% Outstanding
MC Read 41.7
MC Write 61.7
MC Mixed 41.8
138% 48.4 GB/s
SC Read 8
SC Write 22.5
SC Mixed 11
40% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 77.8
51% 77.8 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 119%
Great: 123%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X299 GAMING M7 ACK (MS-7A90) Builds (Compare 476 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 127%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI X299 GAMING M7 ACK (MS-7A90)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,331
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