MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 83.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics124% 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 Drive63.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A20
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)  (all builds)
Memory29 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160914
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 18 '17 at 00:48
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
83.5% Excellent
SC Int 103
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 102
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 412
QC Float 426
QC Mixed 411
94% 416 Pts
MC Int 804
MC Float 858
MC Mixed 848
125% 837 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$535
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Lighting 374
Reflection 339
Parallax 331
111% 348 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 420
Splatting 256
134% 306 fps
Poor: 106%
This bench: 124%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
386GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 404
Mixed 417
99% 443 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 65.3
4K Mixed 40.6
142% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 34.7
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 113
95% 130 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 117%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$300
356GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Read 515
Write 412
Mixed 424
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 67.8
4K Mixed 27.3
121% 42.7 MB/s
DQ Read 32.1
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 110
92% 127 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 119%
WD Blue SATA M.2 1TB-$289
345GB free
Firmware: X41100WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
63.9% Good
Read 450
Write 226
Mixed 245
67% 307 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 46
4K Mixed 15.7
78% 27.9 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 124
DQ Mixed 36.5
71% 146 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3000C15 4x8GB
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 3001 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 42.5
MC Write 41.6
MC Mixed 40.6
119% 41.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 20.1
SC Mixed 22.7
58% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 52.1
77% 52.1 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 109%
Great: 115%
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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 1,192 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20) - $270

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,254
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HDDRAMUSB
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