MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 134%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 139%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 124%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics161% 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 Drive113% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A20
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)  (all builds)
Memory26.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160914
Uptime4.9 Days
Run DateJan 27 '18 at 19:07
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th 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-$440
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 134
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 512
QC Float 550
QC Mixed 527
120% 530 Pts
MC Int 952
MC Float 1,103
MC Mixed 1,030
154% 1,028 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 107%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$769
Asus(1043 85EB) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
161% Outstanding
Lighting 518
Reflection 485
Parallax 566
166% 523 fps
MRender 258
Gravity 518
Splatting 288
157% 355 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 161%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$583
153GB free
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
266% Outstanding
Read 2,281
Write 1,441
Mixed 1,527
387% 1,749 MB/s
4K Read 48.8
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 58.3
222% 81.9 MB/s
DQ Read 506
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 207
213% 352 MB/s
Poor: 150%
This bench: 266%
Great: 269%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$146
117GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 406
Mixed 415
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 88.7
4K Mixed 47.4
175% 60.2 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 251
DQ Mixed 117
140% 248 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 113%
Great: 115%
Adata XPG SX900 256GB-$164
54GB free
Firmware: 5.2.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
87% Excellent
Read 496
Write 256
Mixed 314
78% 355 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 96.2
4K Mixed 24.8
139% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 219
DQ Mixed 82.5
106% 190 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 87%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 4x8GB-$380
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (95th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
128% Outstanding
MC Read 44.8
MC Write 58.4
MC Mixed 46.5
143% 49.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 23
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 54.6
73% 54.6 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 128%
Great: 128%
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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 1,467 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20) - $360

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,862
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