MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 153%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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.
Graphics227% 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 Drive122% 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 (55%). 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)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160914
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 13 '19 at 17:30
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 55%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 (69th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
SC Int 115
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 125
97% 122 Pts
QC Int 448
QC Float 484
QC Mixed 463
105% 465 Pts
MC Int 807
MC Float 929
MC Mixed 880
130% 872 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti-$1,055
MSI(1462 3711) ≥ 4GB; MSI RTX 2080 Ti Ventus OC
CLim: 2295 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
227% Outstanding
Lighting 646
Reflection 637
Parallax 830
220% 704 fps
MRender 560
Gravity 680
Splatting 338
232% 526 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 227%
Great: 234%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$129
682GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 414 413 425 424 422 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 480
Mixed 450
SusWrite 416
104% 463 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 57.4
193% 68.5 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 357
268% 359 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 122%
Great: 134%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
233GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 366 307 305 306 306 305 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 479
Mixed 404
SusWrite 316
95% 424 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 59.4
201% 70.4 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 349
264% 354 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 118%
Great: 125%
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB-$449
952GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 413 413 425 424 423 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 482
Mixed 409
SusWrite 416
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 50.3
174% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 356
268% 360 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 116%
Great: 126%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown + + 2x8GB
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
79.4% Very good
MC Read 35
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 22.9
83% 29 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 20.9
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 58.9
68% 58.9 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 83%
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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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