MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 112%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics165% 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 Drive77.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160715
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 23:53
Run Duration359 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$356
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
112% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 538
QC Float 548
QC Mixed 554
124% 547 Pts
MC Int 1,027
MC Float 1,111
MC Mixed 1,096
161% 1,078 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 112%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$104
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 3002 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
165% Outstanding
Lighting 490
Reflection 508
Parallax 640
168% 546 fps
MRender 268
Gravity 542
Splatting 284
162% 364 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 165%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$115
254GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 408
Mixed 421
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 84.3
4K Mixed 37.1
143% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 246
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 107
112% 186 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 134%
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM06B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
77.2% Very good
Read 507
Write 277
Mixed 281
78% 355 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 79.2
4K Mixed 19.7
107% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 15.2
59% 132 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 109%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
701GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
78.2% Very good
Read 135
Write 137
Mixed 126
100% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.23
4K Write 2.23
4K Mixed 0.36
133% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 106%
Generic Flash Disk 4GB
4GB free, PID 7788
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
5.27% Terrible
Read 18.9
Write 3.95
Mixed 6.28
10% 9.7 MB/s
4K Read 6.79
4K Write 0.02
4K Mixed 0.02
27% 2.28 MB/s
Poor: 2%
This bench: 5.27%
Great: 23%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GX-D4-3200-MR 2x8GB
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
84% Excellent
MC Read 38.7
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 29.1
86% 29.9 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 24
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 45.8
87% 45.8 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 84%
Great: 108%
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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 1,853 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,687
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