MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics161% 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 Drive120% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A20
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)  (all builds)
Memory25.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160914
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 09 '18 at 17:27
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 i7-6850K-$433
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 125
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 484
QC Float 495
QC Mixed 505
112% 495 Pts
MC Int 858
MC Float 1,001
MC Mixed 943
140% 934 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$680
Asus(1043 85EB) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
161% Outstanding
Lighting 512
Reflection 496
Parallax 556
163% 521 fps
MRender 268
Gravity 519
Splatting 291
159% 359 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 161%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
292GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 463 390 344 331 326 323 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 467
Mixed 364
SusWrite 363
95% 424 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 59.3
199% 71.2 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 357
268% 358 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 120%
Great: 135%
Adata XPG SX900 256GB-$164
54GB free
Firmware: 5.2.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 224 221 221 227 229 229 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
Read 431
Write 267
Mixed 281
SusWrite 225
67% 301 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 51.2
181% 65.5 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 240
180% 242 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 87%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$500
172GB free
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 765 710 694 686 672 658 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
223% Outstanding
Read 1,974
Write 1,118
Mixed 663
SusWrite 697
246% 1,113 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 59.5
220% 81.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,155
DQ Write 364
DQ Mixed 460
417% 659 MB/s
Poor: 139%
This bench: 223%
Great: 279%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 4x8GB-$311
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (96th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
126% Outstanding
MC Read 43.8
MC Write 58.5
MC Mixed 45.6
141% 49.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 22.3
SC Mixed 22.5
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 54.3
74% 54.3 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 126%
Great: 125%
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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 PRO CARBON (MS-7A20) Builds (Compare 1,769 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
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Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20) - $270

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,683
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