MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 93.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics39.7% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive238% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A20
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)  (all builds)
Memory61.4 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160914
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 08 '17 at 07:22
Run Duration178 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 i7-6850K-$579
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
SC Int 113
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 119
95% 118 Pts
QC Int 450
QC Float 486
QC Mixed 459
105% 465 Pts
MC Int 862
MC Float 987
MC Mixed 928
138% 926 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7950-$290
PwrHis(1787 2316) 3GB
MaxC: 880 MHz, MaxM: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 16.12.2
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
39.7% Below average
Lighting 118
Reflection 73.8
Parallax 155
40% 116 fps
MRender 57.1
Gravity 110
Splatting 80.8
32% 82.5 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 39.7%
Great: 47%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$248
360GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
238% Outstanding
Read 2,571
Write 1,371
Mixed 1,556
404% 1,833 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 23.8
164% 67.6 MB/s
DQ Read 45
DQ Write 140
DQ Mixed 25
39% 70 MB/s
Poor: 179%
This bench: 238%
Great: 281%
Mushkin ECO3 240GB-$71
223GB free
Firmware: O1126A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
73.5% Very good
Read 483
Write 255
Mixed 271
74% 337 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 46.2
4K Mixed 25.1
99% 33.1 MB/s
DQ Read 248
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 47.4
74% 143 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 79%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$85
3TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 191
Mixed 176
140% 186 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.99
4K Mixed 0.19
104% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 110%
Great: 109%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$85
3TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 184
Mixed 168
135% 180 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 2.03
4K Mixed 0.18
95% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 107%
Great: 109%
Intel Raid 1 Volume 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
82.2% Excellent
Read 142
Write 144
Mixed 115
100% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 2.13
4K Mixed 0.62
146% 1.22 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 165%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 4x16GB-$460
4 of 8 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
135% Outstanding
MC Read 46.7
MC Write 63.2
MC Mixed 49.5
152% 53.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 24.5
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 52
77% 52 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 135%
Great: 134%
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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 769 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20) - $280

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,283
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