MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 158%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 182%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 186%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 122%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics182% 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 Drive92% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A20
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)  (all builds)
Memory59.5 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, ,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160914
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 31 '17 at 00:11
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$1,300
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
122% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 148
SC Mixed 142
113% 142 Pts
QC Int 538
QC Float 593
QC Mixed 558
128% 563 Pts
MC Int 1,621
MC Float 1,876
MC Mixed 1,781
263% 1,760 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 122%
Great: 118%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$775
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
182% Outstanding
Lighting 722
Reflection 522
Parallax 638
214% 627 fps
MRender 270
Gravity 517
Splatting 292
159% 360 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 182%
Great: 181%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$545
954GB free
Firmware: 1B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
326% Outstanding
Read 2,591
Write 2,025
Mixed 1,911
483% 2,176 MB/s
4K Read 52.7
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 73
261% 96.9 MB/s
DQ Read 429
DQ Write 409
DQ Mixed 196
208% 344 MB/s
Poor: 203%
This bench: 326%
Great: 319%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
263GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
92% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 409
Mixed 414
99% 447 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 87
4K Mixed 27
147% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 45.2
DQ Write 92.8
DQ Mixed 26.7
32% 54.9 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 92%
Great: 118%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 18TB
16.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
304% Outstanding
Read 611
Write 444
Mixed 276
328% 444 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 4.44
4K Mixed 0.79
1,090% 9.1 MB/s
Poor: 196%
This bench: 304%
Great: 304%
WD Black 6TB (2015)-$290
5.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 87% Great: 131%
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 (91st percentile)
156% Outstanding
MC Read 63.1
MC Write 62.6
MC Mixed 59.1
176% 61.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 25.4
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 47.5
84% 47.5 ns
Poor: 99%
This bench: 156%
Great: 168%
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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 1,140 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 96%
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Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20) - $188

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 111% - Outstanding Total price: $1,341
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