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
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 91.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
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
23 months ago, 23 months 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 (49th 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-$310
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
SC Int 110
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 117
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 405
QC Float 451
QC Mixed 447
98% 434 Pts
MC Int 816
MC Float 958
MC Mixed 900
133% 891 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 103%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$50
702GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC62 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th 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: 111%
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 (9th 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: 101%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20) Builds (Compare 2,030 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
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Desktop
Desktop 84%
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Workstation
Workstation 77%
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Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20) - $270

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,211
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