MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 74.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics87.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive226% 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 (13%). 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)
Memory23.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160715
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateJan 27 '18 at 16:58
Run Duration254 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6800K-$250
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
74.4% Very good
1-Core 106
2-Core 203
73% 155 Pts
4-Core 428
8-Core 656
69% 542 Pts
64-Core 814
55% 814 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
Nvidia(10DE 1B80) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2527 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
Lighting 294
Reflection 318
Parallax 408
81% 340 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 384
Splatting 246
96% 290 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$139
291GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
226% Outstanding
Read 2,104
Write 1,684
Mixed 1,650
403% 1,813 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 64
4K Mixed 25.2
119% 41.3 MB/s
DQ Read 39.7
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 132
86% 96.5 MB/s
Poor: 196%
This bench: 226%
Great: 357%
Adata Premier Pro SP900 128GB-$40
44GB free
Firmware: 5.6.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
48.3% Average
Read 385
Write 97.3
Mixed 150
46% 211 MB/s
4K Read 13.5
4K Write 76.6
4K Mixed 13
78% 34.4 MB/s
DQ Read 73.5
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 25.1
38% 71.5 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 79%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$136
413GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
59.3% Above average
Read 120
Write 86.7
Mixed 83.8
72% 96.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.95
4K Mixed 0.24
79% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 85%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$136
295GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
50.8% Above average
Read 91.2
Write 85.6
Mixed 73.5
63% 83.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.2
83% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 85%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 5TB
1.5TB free, PID d011
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
58.6% Above average
Read 142
Write 141
Mixed 138
181% 140 MB/s
4K Read 2.53
4K Write 2.17
4K Mixed 0.28
92% 1.66 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 82%
SanDisk Extreme Pro USB 3.0 128GB-$60
119GB free, PID 5588
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 250
Write 208
Mixed 185
266% 214 MB/s
4K Read 12.2
4K Write 11.4
4K Mixed 5.09
606% 9.56 MB/s
DQ Read 13
DQ Write 11.7
DQ Mixed 5.28
624% 9.96 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 120%
Great: 121%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 2400 C16 2x16GB
2 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
69.4% Good
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 25.9
MC Mixed 20.7
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.3
SC Write 18.6
SC Mixed 18.7
47% 16.5 GB/s
Latency 64.6
62% 64.6 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 87%
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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 2,254 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
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: $1,108
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