MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 154%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 149%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics206% 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 Drive342% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). 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)
Memory27.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180615
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 21 '19 at 15:58
Run Duration219 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6850K-$572
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
1-Core 128
2-Core 256
90% 192 Pts
4-Core 508
8-Core 734
80% 621 Pts
64-Core 943
63% 943 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti-$1,056
MSI(1462 3713) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
206% Outstanding
Lighting 594
Reflection 540
Parallax 708
196% 614 fps
MRender 510
Gravity 618
Splatting 320
212% 483 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 206%
Great: 234%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$170
734GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2233 2214 1185 1169 1167 1170 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
342% Outstanding
Read 2,541
Write 2,338
Mixed 1,616
SusWrite 1,523
449% 2,005 MB/s
4K Read 67.1
4K Write 178
4K Mixed 94.2
317% 113 MB/s
DQ Read 1,179
DQ Write 1,018
DQ Mixed 1,084
816% 1,094 MB/s
Poor: 213%
This bench: 342%
Great: 362%
Mushkin Striker 480GB-$200
38GB free
Firmware: SAFM01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 481 491 491 491 489 181 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 496
Mixed 377
SusWrite 437
102% 456 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 42.9
163% 62.1 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 185
179% 280 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 112%
Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$38
31GB free
Firmware: CC4H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 180 113 116 121 189 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
81.9% Excellent
Read 135
Write 117
Mixed 87.5
SusWrite 150
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 115%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
739GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 123 125 125 125 127 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
66.4% Good
Read 107
Write 118
Mixed 23.3
SusWrite 125
67% 93.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
116% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 66.4%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 6 6 6 4x8GB
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
114% Outstanding
MC Read 38.4
MC Write 55.1
MC Mixed 38.8
126% 44.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 21.3
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 57.6
70% 57.6 ns
Poor: 77%
This bench: 114%
Great: 132%
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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 2,080 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
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Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20) - $270

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,299
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