MSI X299 XPOWER GAMING AC (MS-7A91)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 147%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 155%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 83%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics176% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive248% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A91
MotherboardMSI X299 XPOWER GAMING AC (MS-7A91)  (all builds)
Memory60.2 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210120
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 09 '21 at 12:42
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-7900X-$970
CPU0, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
83% Excellent
Memory 80.2
1-Core 115
2-Core 231
81% 142 Pts
4-Core 460
8-Core 912
84% 686 Pts
64-Core 1,490
100% 1,490 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 83%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,074
EVGA(3842 6598) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2837 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 461.72
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
176% Outstanding
Lighting 260
Reflection 191
Parallax 188
210% 213 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 174
Splatting 128
136% 147 fps
Poor: 113%
This bench: 176%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SHSS37A480G 480GB
187GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.Y
SusWrite @10s intervals: 466 465 459 452 453 454 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
Read 469
Write 467
Mixed 317
SusWrite 458
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 73.6
4K Mixed 32.8
122% 44.4 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 67
121% 236 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 111%
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$139
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1390 1318 1294 1241 1242 1243 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
248% Outstanding
Read 1,874
Write 1,594
Mixed 845
SusWrite 1288
313% 1,400 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 51.3
197% 76.8 MB/s
DQ Read 932
DQ Write 586
DQ Mixed 692
534% 737 MB/s
Poor: 169%
This bench: 248%
Great: 347%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$80
261GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 181 182 182 183 181 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
Read 134
Write 93.2
Mixed 72.5
SusWrite 181
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 115%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$136
899GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 113 113 114 115 115 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
61.7% Good
Read 101
Write 102
Mixed 65.5
SusWrite 114
70% 95.5 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
182% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 87%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$136
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 133 136 138 137 138 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
Read 142
Write 122
Mixed 90.8
SusWrite 136
91% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
188% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8x8GB
8 of 8 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
140% Outstanding
MC Read 45.4
MC Write 80.6
MC Mixed 46.1
164% 57.4 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 11.4
40% 13.9 GB/s
Latency 80.1
50% 80.1 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 140%
Great: 140%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X299 XPOWER GAMING AC (MS-7A91) Builds (Compare 134 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI X299 XPOWER GAMING AC (MS-7A91)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $1,613
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