MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 77.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics102% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive108% 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)
Memory21.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160519
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 04:52
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-$424
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
77.3% Very good
SC Int 101
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 105
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 337
QC Float 369
QC Mixed 360
80% 355 Pts
MC Int 749
MC Float 848
MC Mixed 802
120% 800 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$379
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.94
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 319
Reflection 294
Parallax 336
100% 316 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 291
Splatting 228
103% 240 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$106
321GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 358 338 332 325 324 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 459
Write 464
Mixed 388
SusWrite 353
94% 416 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 85.8
4K Mixed 50
166% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 357
268% 359 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 108%
Great: 135%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$85
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 111 110 111 113 113 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
72.1% Very good
Read 140
Write 135
Mixed 86.5
SusWrite 112
87% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
187% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 4x8GB-$166
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (93rd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
96.4% Outstanding
MC Read 34.8
MC Write 43.9
MC Mixed 33.6
107% 37.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 18.6
SC Mixed 18.4
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 69
58% 69 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 105%
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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 1,839 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,328
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