MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 91.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics116% 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 Drive101% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A20
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190613
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 23 '21 at 21:39
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%
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 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6800K-$441
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
Memory 83.3
1-Core 131
2-Core 272
90% 162 Pts
4-Core 538
8-Core 863
89% 700 Pts
64-Core 1,039
70% 1,039 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
EVGA(3842 5180) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 141
Reflection 148
Parallax 140
114% 143 fps
MRender 127
Gravity 150
Splatting 126
118% 134 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 116%
Great: 116%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 870 EVO 500GB-$86
417GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 388 439 443 369 351 347 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 467
Write 453
Mixed 419
SusWrite 389
97% 432 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 92.5
4K Mixed 52.6
174% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 45.2
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 62.6
54% 76.9 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 101%
Great: 133%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 3000 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
64.1% Good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 18.9
66% 22.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 21.7
SC Mixed 17.8
51% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 74.6
54% 74.6 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 97%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 29: 3R 2G 8B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
29% 35% 37 109 6 60 34.1" 2560 1080 GSM76FA LG ULTRAWIDE
Typical X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20) Builds (Compare 1,168 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $1,344
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