MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 88.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics136% 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 Drive98.4% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A20
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)  (all builds)
Memory29.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160914
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 22:34
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$385
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
88.8% Excellent
SC Int 106
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 111
89% 112 Pts
QC Int 417
QC Float 460
QC Mixed 438
99% 438 Pts
MC Int 777
MC Float 908
MC Mixed 849
126% 844 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$550
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Lighting 428
Reflection 381
Parallax 425
132% 411 fps
MRender 249
Gravity 437
Splatting 263
139% 316 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 136%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB-$449
910GB free
Firmware: EXM03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
Read 520
Write 497
Mixed 509
114% 508 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 92.2
4K Mixed 30.4
137% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 29.6
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 170
132% 171 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 119%
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB-$449
897GB free
Firmware: EXM03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 497
Mixed 509
114% 508 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 83
4K Mixed 30.4
131% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 29.5
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 156
126% 168 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 119%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 2134 MHz
Performing below potential (74th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
108% Outstanding
MC Read 39.7
MC Write 48.4
MC Mixed 38.8
121% 42.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 19.9
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 66.1
61% 66.1 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 108%
Great: 131%
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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 1,610 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,791
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