MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 94%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics111% 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.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7A20
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190613
Uptime2 Days
Run DateNov 29 '21 at 16:47
Run Duration227 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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-$443
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
94% Outstanding
Memory 96.1
1-Core 134
2-Core 267
95% 166 Pts
4-Core 494
8-Core 807
82% 651 Pts
64-Core 1,066
72% 1,066 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 94%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
PNY(196E 119E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2802 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 496.76
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 137
Reflection 148
Parallax 140
111% 142 fps
MRender 127
Gravity 141
Splatting 125
112% 131 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 111%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$70
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,497
Write 1956
Mixed 1761
460% 2,071 MB/s
4K Read 44.8
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 87.1
258% 93.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,091
DQ Write 636
DQ Mixed 667
549% 798 MB/s
Poor: 206% Great: 345%
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
94GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 492 492 386 275 276 276 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 492
Mixed 467
SusWrite 366
104% 460 MB/s
4K Read 50.1
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 66.4
224% 78.3 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 357
269% 361 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 129%
Great: 128%
WD Gold 6TB (2016) -$235
4.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01M02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 201 199 189 201 201 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 200
Mixed 84.4
SusWrite 199
123% 169 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 6.3
4K Mixed 0.8
247% 2.7 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 112%
Great: 121%
Seagate ST33000651NS 3TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: G009
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 134 131 133 137 134 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
71.8% Very good
Read 116
Write 113
Mixed 60.1
SusWrite 134
77% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.1
200% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
131% Outstanding
MC Read 47.2
MC Write 60.3
MC Mixed 45.3
146% 50.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 24.6
63% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 53.6
75% 53.6 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 131%
Great: 123%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 8 6 180 24" 1280 720 ACR050E Acer XB241H
Typical X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20) Builds (Compare 1,303 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,278
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