MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 81.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180615
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 10:53
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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 i7-5820K-$391
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
81.3% Excellent
SC Int 102
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 104
83% 103 Pts
QC Int 402
QC Float 396
QC Mixed 396
90% 398 Pts
MC Int 754
MC Float 810
MC Mixed 798
118% 787 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 103%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
863GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 168 167 147 166 166 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
95% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 170
Mixed 72.1
SusWrite 156
104% 143 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 95%
Great: 115%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$60
715GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 109 112 114 113 114 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
36.6% Below average
Read 16.2
Write 107
Mixed 20.7
SusWrite 111
46% 63.9 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.1
30% 0.37 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 36.6%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$134
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
64.5% Good
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 20.3
MC Mixed 20.1
66% 23 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 18.1
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 67.4
59% 67.4 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 64.5%
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 1,678 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,330
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HDDRAMUSB
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