MSI X99S GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 93.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics59.1% 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 Drive79.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99S GAMING 7 (MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160715
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 06 '19 at 19:10
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-5820K-$270
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
1-Core 134
2-Core 266
94% 200 Pts
4-Core 530
8-Core 855
88% 692 Pts
64-Core 996
67% 996 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
59.1% Above average
Lighting 236
Reflection 202
Parallax 230
62% 223 fps
MRender 160
Gravity 214
Splatting 147
59% 174 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 66%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$120
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 580ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 119 125 115 123 128 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
79.6% Very good
Read 315
Write 156
Mixed 240
SusWrite 123
46% 209 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 98.5
4K Mixed 44.2
161% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 247
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 147
130% 197 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 88%
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$120
104GB free
Firmware: 580ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 134 129 133 134 128 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Read 362
Write 205
Mixed 257
SusWrite 134
53% 239 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 45.1
166% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 247
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 186
148% 208 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 88%
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$95
954GB free
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1535 1514 1493 1496 1504 1533 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
261% Outstanding
Read 1,433
Write 1,498
Mixed 1,064
SusWrite 1,512
310% 1,377 MB/s
4K Read 54
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 69.1
250% 90.9 MB/s
DQ Read 635
DQ Write 908
DQ Mixed 270
345% 605 MB/s
Poor: 158%
This bench: 261%
Great: 272%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB-$270
3TB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 174 176 176 175 175 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
Read 159
Write 144
Mixed 57.3
SusWrite 175
97% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 2.2
391% 2.83 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 96%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 38.5
MC Write 41.5
MC Mixed 37.2
112% 39.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 22.8
61% 21.5 GB/s
Latency 57.2
70% 57.2 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
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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 1,574 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $1,166
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