MSI X299 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A95)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 143%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 154%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 135%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics90.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive253% 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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A95
MotherboardMSI X299 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A95)  (all builds)
Memory27.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181130
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 15:31
Run Duration339 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 i9-7940X-$1,170
CPU0, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
135% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 142
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 551
QC Float 584
QC Mixed 567
129% 568 Pts
MC Int 2,398
MC Float 2,844
MC Mixed 2,644
392% 2,629 Pts
Poor: 101%
This bench: 135%
Great: 132%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$379
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2252 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
Lighting 127
Reflection 292
Parallax 331
62% 250 fps
MRender 212
Gravity 320
Splatting 241
111% 258 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 90.2%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$90
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1209 358 306 306 306 306 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
253% Outstanding
Read 2,267
Write 1,460
Mixed 1,012
SusWrite 465
288% 1,301 MB/s
4K Read 52.6
4K Write 223
4K Mixed 72.5
290% 116 MB/s
DQ Read 804
DQ Write 1,251
DQ Mixed 912
723% 989 MB/s
Poor: 170%
This bench: 253%
Great: 275%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 4TB
3TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 345 363 363 362 362 360 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
41.2% Average
Read 397
Write 112
Mixed 55.7
SusWrite 359
51% 231 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 10
4K Mixed 2.2
10% 4.57 MB/s
DQ Read 1.2
DQ Write 9.6
DQ Mixed 4.4
4% 5.07 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 354%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 253GB
185GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 453 586 588 590 589 586 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Read 970
Write 590
Mixed 399
SusWrite 565
140% 631 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 97.9
4K Mixed 38.8
144% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 472
DQ Mixed 310
260% 372 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 135%
Great: 135%
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$60
220GB free
Firmware: CXB7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 483 307 306 306 304 305 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
221% Outstanding
Read 1,860
Write 1,323
Mixed 958
SusWrite 335
248% 1,119 MB/s
4K Read 52.9
4K Write 194
4K Mixed 71.3
274% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 676
DQ Write 1,240
DQ Mixed 547
532% 821 MB/s
Poor: 119%
This bench: 221%
Great: 228%
LSI MR9261-8i 2TB
725GB free
Firmware: 2.13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 177 194 181 188 191 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Poor: 57% Great: 137%
LSI MR9261-8i 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 2.13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 372 374 364 372 357 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Poor: 57% Great: 137%
LSI MR9261-8i 499GB
447GB free
Firmware: 2.13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 49 49 49 49 48 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x8GB
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
133% Outstanding
MC Read 45.2
MC Write 69.6
MC Mixed 45.6
153% 53.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 24.9
SC Mixed 13.1
45% 15.9 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 133%
Great: 114%
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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 X299 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A95) Builds (Compare 926 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 127%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI X299 GAMING PRO CARBON AC (MS-7A95)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,424
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