MSI X99A TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics75.7% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
2 months ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A54
MotherboardMSI X99A TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54)  (all builds)
Memory23.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, 4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160808
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 10 '21 at 23:18
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%
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 PC Performing below expectations (31st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6800K-$443
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
75.9% Very good
Memory 78.7
1-Core 101
2-Core 206
74% 129 Pts
4-Core 394
8-Core 640
66% 517 Pts
64-Core 741
50% 741 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
Asus(1043 859B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.09
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
75.7% Very good
Lighting 97.8
Reflection 56.8
Parallax 52.4
79% 69 fps
MRender 47.6
Gravity 97
Splatting 48.4
72% 64.3 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$78
463GB free
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 264 195 206 186 119 189 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
Read 538
Write 520
Mixed 490
SusWrite 193
98% 435 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 72
4K Mixed 37.3
126% 45.2 MB/s
DQ Read 505
DQ Write 452
DQ Mixed 447
344% 468 MB/s
Poor: 101%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 194%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$69
621GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 122 110 116 117 114 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
75.6% Very good
Read 148
Write 150
Mixed 26.1
SusWrite 115
79% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.5
134% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 3000 2OZ 4x8GB
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (73rd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
93.9% Outstanding
MC Read 33.8
MC Write 43.3
MC Mixed 33
105% 36.7 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 18.4
SC Mixed 17.2
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 83
48% 83 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 101%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X99A TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54) Builds (Compare 206 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
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Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 81%
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Motherboard: MSI X99A TOMAHAWK (MS-7A54)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $893
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