MSI X299 SLI PLUS (MS-7A93)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 137%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics102% 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 Drive270% 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.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A93
MotherboardMSI X299 SLI PLUS (MS-7A93)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170602
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 24 '17 at 16:03
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 i7-7740X-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 147
SC Float 154
SC Mixed 150
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 474
QC Float 509
QC Mixed 486
111% 490 Pts
MC Int 749
MC Float 848
MC Mixed 806
120% 801 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 102%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 322
Reflection 293
Parallax 357
103% 324 fps
MRender 196
Gravity 297
Splatting 201
100% 231 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 102%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$290
447GB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
270% Outstanding
Read 2,127
Write 1,827
Mixed 1,594
411% 1,849 MB/s
4K Read 52.9
4K Write 182
4K Mixed 41.3
229% 92.1 MB/s
DQ Read 55.1
DQ Write 205
DQ Mixed 40.9
57% 100 MB/s
Poor: 215%
This bench: 270%
Great: 325%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$150
233GB free
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 353
Mixed 358
90% 407 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 88.1
4K Mixed 26
150% 53.6 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 75.2
114% 218 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 96%
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
119GB free
Firmware: DXM05B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
Read 525
Write 438
Mixed 480
107% 481 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 24
153% 62.1 MB/s
DQ Read 37.9
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 81.2
85% 131 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$158
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
91% Outstanding
MC Read 35.3
MC Write 36.1
MC Mixed 26.5
93% 32.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 30.2
SC Mixed 26.4
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 51.5
78% 51.5 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 91%
Great: 102%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X299 SLI PLUS (MS-7A93) Builds (Compare 232 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 112%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI X299 SLI PLUS (MS-7A93)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,253
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