MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics108% 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.
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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A20
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)  (all builds)
Memory26.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160914
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 00:49
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
SC Int 104
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 108
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 390
QC Float 432
QC Mixed 430
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 781
MC Float 906
MC Mixed 839
126% 842 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$109
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 335
Reflection 319
Parallax 364
107% 339 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 311
Splatting 244
109% 254 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 108%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$225
381GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 71% Great: 120%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$109
48GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
56.5% Above average
Read 99.7
Write 96.7
Mixed 104
76% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.28
120% 1.32 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 56.5%
Great: 113%
Samsung Flash Drive DUO 64GB
31GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
27.5% Poor
Read 132
Write 13.4
Mixed 41.9
58% 62.3 MB/s
4K Read 5.02
4K Write 1.41
4K Mixed 1.26
109% 2.56 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 27.5%
Great: 49%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 4x8GB
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (84th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
110% Outstanding
MC Read 39.9
MC Write 49.8
MC Mixed 39.2
123% 43 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 20.1
SC Mixed 18.7
50% 17.4 GB/s
Latency 67.1
60% 67.1 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 110%
Great: 118%
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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: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,401
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