MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
2 years ago, 2 years ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A20
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20160914
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '17 at 00:52
Run Duration54 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
79.3% Very good
1-Core 117
2-Core 216
79% 167 Pts
4-Core 447
8-Core 723
74% 585 Pts
64-Core 900
60% 900 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 91%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$45
702GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC62 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Read 127
Write 175
Mixed 116
104% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 5.22
4K Mixed 0.52
179% 2.11 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4-2400 CL16 4GB 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (10th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
69.2% Good
MC Read 28.8
MC Write 24.7
MC Mixed 22.1
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 16.5
47% 16.5 GB/s
Latency 66.1
60% 66.1 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 103%
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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%
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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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