Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 122%
Desktop 121%
Workstation 132%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics143% 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 Drive242% 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 10 is the most recent version of windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7882
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING 9 ACK (MS-7882)  (all builds)
Memory28.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160411
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 07 '16 at 08:31
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 i7-6950X-$1,618
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
SC Int 102
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 108
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 418
QC Float 470
QC Mixed 435
100% 441 Pts
MC Int 1,285
MC Float 1,538
MC Mixed 1,444
212% 1,422 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 120%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$485
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver.
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
143% Outstanding
Lighting 486
Reflection 397
Parallax 456
142% 446 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 401
Splatting 256
128% 301 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 143%
Great: 145%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$350
436GB free
Firmware: BXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
242% Outstanding
Read 2,335
Write 1,433
Mixed 1,492
387% 1,753 MB/s
4K Read 48.7
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 35
192% 74.1 MB/s
DQ Read 51
DQ Write 167
DQ Mixed 33.8
48% 83.8 MB/s
Poor: 164%
This bench: 242%
Great: 281%
OCZ Vector 180 480GB-$191
355GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 521
Write 497
Mixed 500
113% 506 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 32.4
143% 56.6 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 84.1
136% 261 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 110%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (82nd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
124% Outstanding
MC Read 53.8
MC Write 52.4
MC Mixed 41.8
141% 49.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 18.9
SC Mixed 19.4
49% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 65.4
61% 65.4 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 124%
Great: 142%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X99A GAMING 9 ACK (MS-7882) Builds (Compare 119 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 79%
Workstation 79%

Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING 9 ACK (MS-7882)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $1,105
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