MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 95.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics132% 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 Drive220% 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.
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)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160914
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 04:31
Run Duration169 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
SC Int 115
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 125
97% 122 Pts
QC Int 464
QC Float 511
QC Mixed 462
108% 479 Pts
MC Int 883
MC Float 1,013
MC Mixed 953
142% 950 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$545
EVGA(3842 6686) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 447
Reflection 398
Parallax 419
135% 421 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 402
Splatting 251
130% 297 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 132%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$586
268GB free
Firmware: 2B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
220% Outstanding
Read 2,235
Write 1,361
Mixed 1,442
371% 1,679 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 26.8
149% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 35
DQ Write 122
DQ Mixed 23.1
34% 60.1 MB/s
Poor: 147%
This bench: 220%
Great: 272%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$114
238GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 496
Mixed 510
114% 508 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 95.8
4K Mixed 37.8
140% 53.6 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 133
142% 236 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 107%
Great: 123%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$110
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 147
Mixed 138
113% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 2.88
4K Mixed 0.2
95% 1.18 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 111%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$90
930GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
73% Very good
Read 120
Write 134
Mixed 99.5
88% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 2.03
4K Mixed 0.6
138% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 73%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 6 6 6 2x8GB
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
79.3% Very good
MC Read 35.2
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 23.2
83% 29 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 20.6
52% 18.1 GB/s
Latency 56.6
71% 56.6 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 83%
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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 1,276 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: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,619
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