MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 100%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 97.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics109% 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 Drive178% 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.
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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
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SystemMSI MS-7A20
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190613
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 29 '20 at 03:59
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$398
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
Memory 96.3
1-Core 136
2-Core 264
95% 165 Pts
4-Core 531
8-Core 873
89% 702 Pts
64-Core 1,046
70% 1,046 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
PNY(196E 119E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2902 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing below potential (72nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
109% Outstanding
Lighting 425
Reflection 399
Parallax 466
112% 430 fps
MRender 257
Gravity 407
Splatting 260
110% 308 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 109%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$100
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 430 431 486 524 523 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
178% Outstanding
Read 758
Write 587
Mixed 636
SusWrite 470
138% 613 MB/s
4K Read 67.9
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 85.7
282% 95 MB/s
DQ Read 781
DQ Write 598
DQ Mixed 1,086
705% 822 MB/s
Poor: 218%
This bench: 178%
Great: 336%
Crucial MX300 275GB-$172
208GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 316 320 319 211 157 156 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
Read 471
Write 387
Mixed 405
SusWrite 246
85% 377 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 40.9
150% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 307
224% 288 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 95%
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$47
99GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 319 322 321 331 276 276 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 494
Mixed 467
SusWrite 308
100% 446 MB/s
4K Read 51.2
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 68.3
231% 81.2 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 358
269% 361 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 128%
Great: 127%
Seagate ST33000651NS 3TB
1TB free
Firmware: G009
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 109 113 113 114 114 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
75.6% Very good
Read 151
Write 146
Mixed 73.4
SusWrite 113
88% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
202% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 86%
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 @ 3217 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
132% Outstanding
MC Read 48.2
MC Write 60.3
MC Mixed 45.6
147% 51.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 23.5
SC Mixed 25.6
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 53.1
75% 53.1 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 132%
Great: 115%

 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 447 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,301
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