MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 154%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 122%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 93.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics207% 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 Drive299% 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.
Very high background CPU (96%). 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)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180615
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 02 '19 at 13:08
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 96%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 i7-6850K-$489
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
SC Int 111
SC Float 89.2
SC Mixed 116
84% 106 Pts
QC Int 439
QC Float 478
QC Mixed 462
104% 460 Pts
MC Int 811
MC Float 947
MC Mixed 892
132% 883 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti-$1,080
MSI(1462 3710) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
207% Outstanding
Lighting 609
Reflection 590
Parallax 712
200% 637 fps
MRender 534
Gravity 603
Splatting 317
213% 485 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 207%
Great: 235%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$75
260GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0906I Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1621 1631 1394 1319 511 512 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
299% Outstanding
Read 2,357
Write 1,791
Mixed 1,363
SusWrite 1,165
372% 1,669 MB/s
4K Read 60.8
4K Write 187
4K Mixed 84.6
300% 111 MB/s
DQ Read 1,033
DQ Write 815
DQ Mixed 568
522% 805 MB/s
Poor: 179%
This bench: 299%
Great: 344%
Intel Raid 1 Volume 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 185 182 189 191 191 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
Read 119
Write 47.8
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 185
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 1.1
240% 2.2 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 140%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 4x4GB-$94
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (78th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
98.5% Outstanding
MC Read 36.3
MC Write 43.5
MC Mixed 34.1
108% 38 GB/s
SC Read 13.1
SC Write 20.6
SC Mixed 18.9
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 108%
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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 2,023 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 84%
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Workstation
Workstation 77%
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Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20) - $270

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,211
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