MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 93%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive266% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/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)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180615
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 00:40
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$427
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
93% Outstanding
SC Int 114
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 118
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 448
QC Float 494
QC Mixed 464
106% 469 Pts
MC Int 832
MC Float 962
MC Mixed 815
130% 870 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 93%
Great: 101%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$130
339GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1719 984 609 606 606 608 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
266% Outstanding
Read 2,386
Write 1,964
Mixed 1,401
SusWrite 855
368% 1,652 MB/s
4K Read 56.6
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 74.6
259% 92.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,073
DQ Write 626
DQ Mixed 872
643% 857 MB/s
Poor: 206%
This bench: 266%
Great: 322%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB
330GB free, PID 0200
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 81 82 81 81 79 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
31.3% Below average
Read 63.8
Write 65.5
Mixed 30
SusWrite 80.7
81% 60 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
70% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 40.2
MC Write 49.3
MC Mixed 37.7
121% 42.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 20.3
51% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 57.2
70% 57.2 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 109%
Great: 109%
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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 1,620 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 112% - Outstanding Total price: $1,335
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HDDRAMUSB
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