MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 120%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 137%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 141%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics134% 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 Drive109% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A20
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)  (all builds)
Memory58.9 GB free of 64 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190613
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 28 '19 at 02:26
Run Duration301 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (54th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6950X-$1,364
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
94% Outstanding
1-Core 134
2-Core 263
94% 199 Pts
4-Core 537
8-Core 1,039
97% 788 Pts
64-Core 1,668
112% 1,668 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 94%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 212
Reflection 492
Parallax 584
56% 429 fps
MRender 256
Gravity 536
Splatting 293
138% 362 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 134%
Great: 145%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
367GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 418 386 390 406 391 384 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 469
Write 458
Mixed 389
SusWrite 396
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 84.5
4K Mixed 50.2
168% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 357
256% 331 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 109%
Great: 134%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
172GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 422 419 423 425 423 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 469
Write 454
Mixed 399
SusWrite 422
98% 436 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 86.9
4K Mixed 51.8
171% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 266
224% 328 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 114%
Great: 134%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$200
931GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2177 2166 1456 1454 1462 1461 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
305% Outstanding
Read 2,329
Write 2,134
Mixed 1,803
SusWrite 1,696
447% 1,991 MB/s
4K Read 54.2
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 72.8
236% 80.4 MB/s
DQ Read 918
DQ Write 634
DQ Mixed 842
611% 798 MB/s
Poor: 245%
This bench: 305%
Great: 378%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$200
931GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2174 2152 1474 1475 1477 1473 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
306% Outstanding
Read 2,347
Write 2,224
Mixed 1,795
SusWrite 1,704
453% 2,017 MB/s
4K Read 54.3
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 72.8
237% 80.8 MB/s
DQ Read 928
DQ Write 630
DQ Mixed 846
613% 801 MB/s
Poor: 245%
This bench: 306%
Great: 378%
Seagate ST8000DM005-2EH1 8TB
6TB free
Firmware: DN03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 219 216 219 218 221 218 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 29% Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3000 C16 Series 4x16GB
4 of 8 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (86th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
132% Outstanding
MC Read 55.2
MC Write 54
MC Mixed 47.4
149% 52.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 22.4
58% 20.3 GB/s
Latency 61.2
65% 61.2 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 132%
Great: 141%
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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 2,396 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20) - $223

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,218
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