MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics52% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive96.2% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A20
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)  (all builds)
Memory24.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160914
Uptime17.1 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 00:45
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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-$386
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
78.9% Very good
SC Int 100
SC Float 74.2
SC Mixed 102
74% 92.3 Pts
QC Int 386
QC Float 371
QC Mixed 384
86% 380 Pts
MC Int 722
MC Float 766
MC Mixed 750
112% 746 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-$329
EVGA(3842 2781) 3GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
52% Above average
Lighting 143
Reflection 107
Parallax 174
48% 141 fps
MRender 120
Gravity 165
Splatting 90.9
55% 125 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 52%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$296
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 415 77 68 73 63 79 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
Read 477
Write 468
Mixed 373
SusWrite 129
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 48.3
172% 62.2 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 246
216% 322 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 126%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$118
814GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 120 136 136 138 136 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
69.9% Good
Read 110
Write 101
Mixed 64
SusWrite 133
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1
204% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 111%
WD Blue 500GB (2007)-$88
141GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 57 58 59 58 59 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
35.9% Below average
Read 66.7
Write 67.2
Mixed 48.5
SusWrite 58
44% 60.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 35.9%
Great: 52%
WD WD3000GLFS-01F8U0 300GB
90GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 85 95 95 94 94 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
54.9% Above average
Read 98.2
Write 97.3
Mixed 66.7
SusWrite 92.4
65% 88.7 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.3
238% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 2400 C14 4x8GB
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (56th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
104% Outstanding
MC Read 39.4
MC Write 42.9
MC Mixed 39
116% 40.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 20.7
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 67.1
60% 67.1 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 104%
Great: 123%
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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 1,841 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,498
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