MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 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 86%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics117% 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 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 (32nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-6800K-$399
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
86% Excellent
SC Int 94.3
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 106
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 393
QC Float 444
QC Mixed 428
96% 422 Pts
MC Int 730
MC Float 811
MC Mixed 814
117% 785 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 86%
Great: 102%
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 (19th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Lighting 294
Reflection 318
Parallax 408
104% 340 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 384
Splatting 246
126% 290 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 117%
Great: 138%
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 (18th 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: 165%
This bench: 226%
Great: 352%
Adata Premier Pro SP900 128GB-$40
44GB free
Firmware: 5.6.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th 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: 34%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 76%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$136
413GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th 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: 45%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 86%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$136
295GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th 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: 45%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 86%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 5TB
1.5TB free, PID d011
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (49th 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: 81%
SanDisk Extreme Pro USB 3.0 128GB-$60
119GB free, PID 5588
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (95th 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: 120%
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 below potential (10th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
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: 44%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 85%
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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 1,960 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 84%
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Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20) - $270

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,297
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