MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 155%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 102%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (91st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 9 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics224% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive240% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A20
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)  (all builds)
Memory28.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180615
Uptime4 Days
Run DateDec 19 '18 at 23:55
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6800K-$326
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
84.9% Excellent
1-Core 125
2-Core 248
88% 187 Pts
4-Core 499
8-Core 740
80% 619 Pts
64-Core 941
63% 941 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti-$1,056
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 417.22
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
224% Outstanding
Lighting 675
Reflection 595
Parallax 733
215% 668 fps
MRender 518
Gravity 700
Splatting 342
230% 520 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 224%
Great: 238%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$268
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 906 896 905 908 910 907 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
240% Outstanding
Read 2065
Write 913
Mixed 738
SusWrite 906
255% 1,155 MB/s
4K Read 50.8
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 58.8
233% 87.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,081
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 382
366% 598 MB/s
Poor: 133%
This bench: 240%
Great: 243%
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$239
313GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 482 476 486 492 492 492 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 489
Mixed 396
SusWrite 487
106% 472 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 53.3
192% 71.1 MB/s
DQ Read 287
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 353
242% 298 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 122%
Great: 125%
SanDisk Cruzer Fit 32GB
30GB free, PID 5571
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 9.3 7.8 8 8.3 8.1 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
13.4% Very poor
Read 36.1
Write 9.7
Mixed 19.2
SusWrite 8.8
21% 18.5 MB/s
4K Read 4.2
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 2.5
158% 2.8 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 13.4%
Great: 15%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 4x8GB-$165
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
131% Outstanding
MC Read 46.4
MC Write 61.9
MC Mixed 47.2
148% 51.8 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 22
SC Mixed 22.4
58% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 57.8
69% 57.8 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 131%
Great: 121%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20) Builds (Compare 2,079 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,227
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AMD Ryzen 7 2700X $235Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $750Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $195
HDDRAMUSB
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