MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics63.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive60.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A20
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160519
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 31 '16 at 06:15
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$300
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
87.6% Excellent
SC Int 103
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 109
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 410
QC Float 458
QC Mixed 433
98% 434 Pts
MC Int 757
MC Float 908
MC Mixed 852
125% 839 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-$329
EVGA(3842 0784) 3GB
Driver: nvd3dumx Ver. 21.21.13.7570
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
63.5% Good
Lighting 178
Reflection 138
Parallax 219
60% 178 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 193
Splatting 118
66% 152 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$299
9GB free
Firmware: DXM05B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
60.3% Good
Read 477
Write 101
Mixed 173
54% 250 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 79.6
4K Mixed 21.3
109% 42.4 MB/s
DQ Read 27.2
DQ Write 86.6
DQ Mixed 38.5
35% 50.8 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$88
247GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
48.8% Average
Read 103
Write 67.5
Mixed 53.5
55% 74.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.11
4K Mixed 0.26
68% 0.61 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB-$177
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 37.9
MC Write 46.4
MC Mixed 35.9
114% 40.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 20.4
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 60.2
66% 60.2 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 104%
Great: 108%
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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 1,120 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20) - $188

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,443
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