MSI X99S GAMING 7 (MS-7885)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 70.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics41.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive69.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7885
MotherboardMSI X99S GAMING 7 (MS-7885)  (all builds)
Memory2.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150529
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateFeb 08 '18 at 05:00
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$391
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
70.5% Very good
SC Int 98.5
SC Float 96.8
SC Mixed 98.4
78% 97.9 Pts
QC Int 395
QC Float 323
QC Mixed 321
79% 346 Pts
MC Int 729
MC Float 777
MC Mixed 760
113% 755 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
MSI(1462 3201) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
41.7% Average
Lighting 141
Reflection 116
Parallax 127
42% 128 fps
MRender 82.5
Gravity 122
Splatting 82.1
41% 95.4 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 41.7%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$160
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
69.6% Good
Read 507
Write 214
Mixed 324
77% 349 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 59.6
4K Mixed 21.6
96% 35.1 MB/s
DQ Read 239
DQ Write 92.1
DQ Mixed 61.6
73% 131 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 125%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$33
379GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 164
Mixed 153
125% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.14
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.1
25% 0.22 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x8GB
1 of 8 slots used
8GB DIMM clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
35% Below average
MC Read 13
MC Write 10.7
MC Mixed 10.4
32% 11.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 10.6
SC Mixed 11.3
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 69.3
58% 69.3 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 35%
Great: 45%
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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 882 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,154
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