MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 98.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics78% 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 Drive91.7% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A20
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160519
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateMar 18 '17 at 19:21
Run Duration243 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
SC Int 119
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 125
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 459
QC Float 479
QC Mixed 485
108% 474 Pts
MC Int 881
MC Float 1,006
MC Mixed 947
141% 945 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Palit(1569 13C0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1468 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
78% Very good
Lighting 245
Reflection 193
Parallax 217
73% 218 fps
MRender 173
Gravity 235
Splatting 159
82% 189 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 78%
Great: 90%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$159
178GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 401
Mixed 421
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 46
4K Write 91
4K Mixed 48.7
180% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 120
144% 253 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 115%
Great: 117%
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
110GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Read 520
Write 324
Mixed 396
92% 413 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 95.4
4K Mixed 32.3
137% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 178
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 47.7
84% 162 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 96%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$57
3TB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 65% Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$57
3TB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 65% Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$57
3TB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 65% Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$57
3TB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 65% Great: 107%
Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB-$34
465GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 170
Mixed 161
125% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.97
4K Mixed 0.22
91% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB-$165
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
119% Outstanding
MC Read 42.6
MC Write 54.9
MC Mixed 41.1
132% 46.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 22.4
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 50.6
79% 50.6 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 119%
Great: 118%
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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 1,136 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $1,443
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