MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 90%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics158% 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 Drive162% 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 (91%). 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)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160509
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 21 '19 at 17:09
Run Duration182 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 91%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 i7-6900K-$900
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
90% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 112
89% 112 Pts
QC Int 355
QC Float 392
QC Mixed 410
87% 386 Pts
MC Int 1,094
MC Float 1,265
MC Mixed 1,183
176% 1,181 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 90%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Titan X Pascal-$1,438
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 418.91
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
158% Outstanding
Lighting 512
Reflection 483
Parallax 592
167% 529 fps
MRender 252
Gravity 507
Splatting 268
152% 342 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 158%
Great: 181%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 750 Series NVMe PCIe 400GB-$549
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 8EV10171 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 860 902 613 457 282 138 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
162% Outstanding
Read 792
Write 940
Mixed 600
SusWrite 542
162% 718 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 48.1
179% 67.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1037
DQ Write 848
DQ Mixed 914
692% 933 MB/s
Poor: 139%
This bench: 162%
Great: 230%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$130
0GB free
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 261
Write 305
Mixed 322
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 79.9
4K Mixed 48.7
164% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 230
207% 315 MB/s
Poor: 61% Great: 117%
WD Blue 160GB (2007)-$15
117GB free
Firmware: 01.03E01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 94 95 95 96 96 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
55.3% Above average
Read 98
Write 96
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 94.6
64% 87.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 55.3%
Great: 58%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$33
466GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 123 125 124 125 124 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
69.9% Good
Read 120
Write 104
Mixed 71.3
SusWrite 123
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 72%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$21
120GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 47 49 46 40 43 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
41.8% Average
Read 100
Write 68.2
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 45.2
51% 69.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
153% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 41.8%
Great: 71%
Hitachi HDS72303 3TB
2TB free
Firmware: A3B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 137 138 138 138 135 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
77.9% Very good
Read 135
Write 127
Mixed 77
SusWrite 136
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
179% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 93%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x4GB-$98
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2800 MHz clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (94th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
114% Outstanding
MC Read 45.2
MC Write 51.1
MC Mixed 38.5
128% 44.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 20.3
SC Mixed 19
50% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 59.1
68% 59.1 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 114%
Great: 117%
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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).

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,271
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