MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 85.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics109% 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 Drive231% 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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A20
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)  (all builds)
Memory29.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160715
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 15:41
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 i7-6800K-$300
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 119
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 455
QC Float 500
QC Mixed 392
102% 449 Pts
MC Int 855
MC Float 976
MC Mixed 924
137% 918 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$390
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 361
Reflection 316
Parallax 325
108% 334 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 320
Splatting 240
110% 256 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 109%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
711GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 565
Write 836
Mixed 789
165% 730 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 73.9
4K Mixed 28.2
107% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 313
DQ Write 383
DQ Mixed 103
146% 266 MB/s
Poor: 88%
This bench: 122%
Great: 154%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$235
402GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
231% Outstanding
Read 1,885
Write 1,346
Mixed 1,294
334% 1,508 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 46.4
187% 66.6 MB/s
DQ Read 494
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 160
178% 307 MB/s
Poor: 148%
This bench: 231%
Great: 278%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 32GB-$15
22GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
45.5% Average
Read 142
Write 77.3
Mixed 79.6
115% 99.5 MB/s
4K Read 5.18
4K Write 2.24
4K Mixed 1.47
146% 2.96 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 45.5%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
121% Outstanding
MC Read 43.2
MC Write 55.8
MC Mixed 41.8
134% 46.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 20.5
SC Mixed 22.2
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 50.3
80% 50.3 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 121%
Great: 140%
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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 1,136 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
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: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $1,443
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