MSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 92.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics98.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160715
Uptime9.4 Days
Run DateSep 08 '18 at 03:34
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
SC Int 109
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 116
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 473
QC Float 460
QC Mixed 452
105% 462 Pts
MC Int 878
MC Float 929
MC Mixed 920
136% 909 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 399.7
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
Lighting 311
Reflection 289
Parallax 319
97% 307 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 289
Splatting 206
100% 231 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$79
367GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01V01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 79 78 85 91 94 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
53.7% Above average
Read 108
Write 90.3
Mixed 64.8
SusWrite 78.9
63% 85.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
196% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 76%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$90
6GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 90 89 90 88 89 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
46.5% Average
Read 72.7
Write 77.3
Mixed 64.7
SusWrite 88.8
56% 75.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
173% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 98%
WD Blue 750GB (2008)-$48
60GB free
Firmware: 30.04G30
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 48 47 48 48 48 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
28% Poor
Read 49.3
Write 46.5
Mixed 39.2
SusWrite 47.7
34% 45.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 28%
Great: 52%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$120
3GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 101
Write 89.2
Mixed 59.2
62% 83.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.9
183% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 57% Great: 110%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
4GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 67.5
Write 76.5
Mixed 32.8
43% 58.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 46% Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2666 C16 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (83rd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
105% Outstanding
MC Read 40.5
MC Write 41.8
MC Mixed 37.7
114% 40 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 21.6
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 54.7
73% 54.7 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 105%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 77%
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Motherboard: MSI X99A SLI PLUS(MS-7885)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $938
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