MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics67.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive107% 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)
Memory28.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160914
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 08:18
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$418
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
88% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 112
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 417
QC Float 457
QC Mixed 432
99% 435 Pts
MC Int 780
MC Float 913
MC Mixed 844
126% 846 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 88%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$195
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
67.6% Good
Lighting 216
Reflection 185
Parallax 204
65% 202 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 195
Splatting 130
69% 160 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 400 271 300 298 296 303 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 478
Write 463
Mixed 385
SusWrite 311
92% 410 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 46.7
172% 63.4 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 351
266% 357 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 107%
Great: 123%
Hitachi HDS723020ALA640 2TB
1.5TB free, PID 2773
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 39 42 42 40 42 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
21.7% Poor
Read 41.5
Write 41.6
Mixed 37.9
SusWrite 41.1
55% 40.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
103% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 21.7%
Great: 55%
SanDisk Cruzer 64GB
30GB free, PID 5530
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.3 8.8 6.7 11 13 9.5 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
10.3% Very poor
Read 34.5
Write 8.3
Mixed 22.9
SusWrite 9
22% 18.7 MB/s
4K Read 5
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.7
66% 2.13 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 10.3%
Great: 17%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 4x8GB
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 38.8
MC Write 48.9
MC Mixed 39.6
121% 42.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 19.9
50% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 67.9
59% 67.9 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 108%
Great: 119%
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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 1,377 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 118% - Outstanding Total price: $1,288
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HDDRAMUSB
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