MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics184% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (94%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A20
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)  (all builds)
Memory28.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160715
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 01 '19 at 13:01
Run Duration229 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 94%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-5930K-$240
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
70.3% Very good
1-Core 97.4
2-Core 207
71% 152 Pts
4-Core 407
8-Core 690
69% 549 Pts
64-Core 920
62% 920 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,100
MSI(1462 3711) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
184% Outstanding
Lighting 628
Reflection 603
Parallax 737
165% 656 fps
MRender 562
Gravity 654
Splatting 326
186% 514 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 184%
Great: 200%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 830 256GB-$261
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 457
Write 341
Mixed 251
77% 350 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 60.8
4K Mixed 23.4
91% 34.5 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 99
DQ Mixed 130
113% 174 MB/s
Poor: 50% Great: 85%
Kingston SSDNow SNV Series 128GB
3GB free
Firmware: D100309a
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 208
Write 156
Mixed 98.1
34% 154 MB/s
4K Read 8.7
4K Write 17
4K Mixed 7.7
32% 11.1 MB/s
DQ Read 10
DQ Write 17.7
DQ Mixed 8.3
8% 12 MB/s
Poor: 9% Great: 29%
OCZ Vector 128GB-$71
6GB free
Firmware: 3.0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 450
Write 387
Mixed 322
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 33.1
130% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 289
232% 324 MB/s
Poor: 60% Great: 103%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$23
22GB free
Firmware: CC3E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 76 78 78 78 78 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
46.8% Average
Read 85.5
Write 82.6
Mixed 60
SusWrite 77.4
56% 76.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 71%
WD WD6400AAVS-00G9B1 640GB
7GB free
Firmware: 05.04C05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 51 52 52 54 53 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
28% Poor
Read 45.7
Write 43.2
Mixed 34
SusWrite 51.4
32% 43.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 28%
Great: 49%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$103
960GB free
Firmware: 07.01E.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 131 132 132 132 131 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
77.7% Very good
Read 139
Write 125
Mixed 91.4
SusWrite 132
90% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1.3
241% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 111%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$103
936GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 175 176 174 176 174 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 160
Mixed 99.6
SusWrite 174
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.9
195% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 111%
WD Black 750GB (2008)-$40
12GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 92 94 95 95 95 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
56.9% Above average
Read 103
Write 97.8
Mixed 76.9
SusWrite 94.4
69% 93.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.9
177% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 63%
WD My Book 640GB
3GB free, PID 1100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 23 23 23 24 23 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
13.6% Very poor
Read 22.1
Write 23.9
Mixed 21.4
SusWrite 23.3
31% 22.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
79% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 13.6%
Great: 22%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (61st percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
101% Outstanding
MC Read 37.8
MC Write 41.7
MC Mixed 37.5
111% 39 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 20.8
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 71
56% 71 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 101%
Great: 137%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20) Builds (Compare 2,404 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20) - $223

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,218
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