MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics55.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive175% 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.
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)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180615
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateMay 24 '19 at 05:27
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6800K-$250
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
89% Excellent
1-Core 129
2-Core 256
91% 193 Pts
4-Core 504
8-Core 742
80% 623 Pts
64-Core 973
65% 973 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 89%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$180
CLim: 1350 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
55.6% Above average
Lighting 213
Reflection 182
Parallax 280
58% 225 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 206
Splatting 130
52% 160 fps
Poor: 46%
This bench: 55.6%
Great: 60%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5512GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57XA4104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 678 455 507 451 500 406 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
175% Outstanding
Read 1,139
Write 1,095
Mixed 961
SusWrite 499
207% 924 MB/s
4K Read 41.7
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 61.4
198% 69.5 MB/s
DQ Read 986
DQ Write 672
DQ Mixed 780
595% 813 MB/s
Poor: 89%
This bench: 175%
Great: 232%
WD WD40EJRX-89T1XY0 4TB
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 158 174 173 172 170 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
Read 138
Write 120
Mixed 33
SusWrite 168
83% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.5
100% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 102%
TP06001GB 6TB
1TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 130 129 129 129 133 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
78.1% Very good
Read 142
Write 113
Mixed 76.7
SusWrite 130
85% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.8
176% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 38.3
MC Write 50.8
MC Mixed 37.7
121% 42.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 21.4
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 58.5
68% 58.5 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 109%
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 2,248 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
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: $1,108
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