MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 141%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 150%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 156%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 118%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics165% 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 Drive293% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A20
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)  (all builds)
Memory59.9 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160914
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 17 '17 at 11:09
Run Duration220 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 i7-6950X-$1,280
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
118% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 134
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 515
QC Float 560
QC Mixed 537
122% 537 Pts
MC Int 1620
MC Float 1,859
MC Mixed 1,752
261% 1,743 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 118%
Great: 118%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Titan X Pascal-$1,438
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 376.33
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
165% Outstanding
Lighting 539
Reflection 522
Parallax 610
175% 557 fps
MRender 268
Gravity 518
Splatting 291
158% 359 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 165%
Great: 186%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
954GB free
Firmware: CXA7100Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
!4KALIGNED
Relative performance n/a - atypical extrema
Poor: 215% Great: 318%
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$600
523GB free
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
293% Outstanding
Read 2,234
Write 1,834
Mixed 1,588
419% 1,885 MB/s
4K Read 50.5
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 76.5
260% 96 MB/s
DQ Read 52
DQ Write 405
DQ Mixed 243
183% 233 MB/s
Poor: 213%
This bench: 293%
Great: 321%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 12TB
11TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
4KALIGNED
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 133% Great: 316%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 512GB
954GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
!4KALIGNED
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 98% Great: 293%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB
4 of 8 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
155% Outstanding
MC Read 62.9
MC Write 62.4
MC Mixed 58.8
175% 61.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 24.5
63% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 47.9
84% 47.9 ns
Poor: 94%
This bench: 155%
Great: 171%
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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 1,288 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20) - $188

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,609
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