MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 160%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 151%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 130%
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 95.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics217% 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 Drive361% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A20
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)  (all builds)
Memory28 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160914
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateMar 06 '19 at 23:02
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU3%

 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 i7-6850K-$489
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
SC Int 113
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 119
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 449
QC Float 455
QC Mixed 472
104% 459 Pts
MC Int 832
MC Float 970
MC Mixed 896
134% 900 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti-$1,055
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
217% Outstanding
Lighting 643
Reflection 592
Parallax 715
207% 650 fps
MRender 541
Gravity 651
Splatting 339
224% 510 fps
Poor: 46%
This bench: 217%
Great: 236%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$327
513GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1758 2243 2144 2170 2158 2090 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
361% Outstanding
Read 2,668
Write 2,178
Mixed 1,416
SusWrite 2,094
468% 2,089 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 176
4K Mixed 82
268% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 1,030
DQ Write 866
DQ Mixed 930
702% 942 MB/s
Poor: 248%
This bench: 361%
Great: 413%
Seagate SkyHawk 6TB (2016)-$196
4.5TB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 218 218 217 219 219 221 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 38% Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown + + 4x8GB
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 38.2
MC Write 50.7
MC Mixed 37.4
120% 42.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 21.3
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 58.2
69% 58.2 ns
Poor: 77%
This bench: 109%
Great: 141%
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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 2,020 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

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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