MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 91%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics52.9% 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 Drive83.9% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/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)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160519
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 14:56
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-$338
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
91% Outstanding
SC Int 101
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 113
88% 111 Pts
QC Int 393
QC Float 438
QC Mixed 450
97% 427 Pts
MC Int 815
MC Float 950
MC Mixed 878
132% 881 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 91%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$350
Gigabyte(1458 36BC) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1418 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
52.9% Above average
Lighting 155
Reflection 146
Parallax 99.5
42% 133 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 161
Splatting 119
61% 143 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
96GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
83.9% Excellent
Read 499
Write 403
Mixed 412
97% 438 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 40.1
4K Mixed 33.2
109% 34.3 MB/s
DQ Read 32.3
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 17.2
44% 85.8 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
930GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 186
Mixed 170
139% 185 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.33
107% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 111%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$140
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
63.9% Good
MC Read 27
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 19.7
66% 23.1 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 16.2
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 102%
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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 1,093 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,240
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $300Nvidia GTX 1070 $367Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $280AMD RX 480 $390Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $118
Intel Core i5-7600K $220Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $718SanDisk Extreme 64GB $45
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $57HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $139SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
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