MSI X99S GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics68.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive102% 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.
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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99S GAMING 7 (MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory0.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150529
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 27 '17 at 13:07
Run Duration209 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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-$370
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
72.4% Very good
SC Int 97.6
SC Float 98.3
SC Mixed 94.6
78% 96.8 Pts
QC Int 364
QC Float 370
QC Mixed 353
82% 363 Pts
MC Int 670
MC Float 695
MC Mixed 668
102% 678 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1310 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.5.2
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
68.4% Good
Lighting 194
Reflection 177
Parallax 292
71% 221 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 190
Splatting 128
66% 154 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$78
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 408
Mixed 418
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 65.2
4K Mixed 39.8
142% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 107
129% 229 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 102%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda Desktop 5TB-$160
2TB free
Firmware: CC49 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
67.1% Good
Read 134
Write 97.6
Mixed 88.6
80% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.06
4K Write 7.88
4K Mixed 0.41
236% 3.12 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 86%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
67.2% Good
Read 125
Write 109
Mixed 119
89% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.22
86% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 86%
Lexar JumpDrive S73 USB 3.0 16GB-$17
5GB free, PID a205
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
13.7% Very poor
Read 43.6
Write 20.3
Mixed 18.8
30% 27.5 MB/s
4K Read 8.55
4K Write 0.31
4K Mixed 0.07
45% 2.98 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 13.7%
Great: 14%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM 2667 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
33.6% Below average
MC Read 14
MC Write 8
MC Mixed 11.2
32% 11.1 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 7.5
SC Mixed 9.1
26% 9.2 GB/s
Latency 70.8
56% 70.8 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 33.6%
Great: 81%
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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 880 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,143
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