MSI X99S GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding RAM
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 89.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics79.2% 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 Drive125% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99S GAMING 7 (MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory29.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20150529
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 27 '15 at 06:23
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 i7-5960X-$1,026
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
89.6% Excellent
SC Int 106
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 107
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 419
QC Float 411
QC Mixed 416
94% 415 Pts
MC Int 1,067
MC Float 1,227
MC Mixed 1,185
173% 1,160 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
EVGA(3842 5988) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 10.18.13.5850
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
79.2% Very good
Lighting 261
Reflection 226
Parallax 242
79% 243 fps
MRender 174
Gravity 217
Splatting 166
80% 186 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$160
136GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 529
Write 501
Mixed 517
115% 516 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 49.6
186% 69.3 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 172
180% 298 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 125%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$48
931GB free
Firmware: CC49 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 41% Great: 111%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$48
930GB free
Firmware: CC49 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 176
Mixed 164
132% 175 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 2.32
4K Mixed 0.3
111% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 103%
Great: 111%
Mushkin Ventura Ultra USB 3.0 60GB-$67
53GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
209% Outstanding
Read 149
Write 61.8
Mixed 84.4
111% 98.3 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 55
4K Mixed 10.4
2,309% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 23.9
DQ Write 57
DQ Mixed 9.88
2,364% 30.3 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 209%
Great: 209%
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Motherboard: MSI X99S GAMING 7 (MS-7885) - $289

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,365
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