MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 130%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 84.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics126% 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 Drive196% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A20
MotherboardMSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)  (all builds)
Memory60.5 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160914
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 04 '18 at 14:02
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 Xeon E5-2696 v3
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 18 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
84.2% Excellent
SC Int 90.5
SC Float 95.6
SC Mixed 96.8
75% 94.3 Pts
QC Int 368
QC Float 392
QC Mixed 360
84% 373 Pts
MC Int 1,444
MC Float 1,481
MC Mixed 1461
219% 1,462 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$550
Nvidia(10DE 1B80) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
126% Outstanding
Lighting 398
Reflection 385
Parallax 396
123% 393 fps
MRender 245
Gravity 383
Splatting 254
128% 294 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 126%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$449
817GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM !4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
196% Outstanding
Read 2,062
Write 1,384
Mixed 1,248
346% 1,565 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 32.2
4K Mixed 18.5
80% 25.4 MB/s
DQ Read 26.8
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 15
42% 82.8 MB/s
Poor: 192%
This bench: 196%
Great: 283%
Seagate IronWolf 4TB (2016)-$119
3.5TB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 185
Write 172
Mixed 145
125% 167 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.24
92% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 102%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2133 C15 8x8GB
8 of 8 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
119% Outstanding
MC Read 56.5
MC Write 43.5
MC Mixed 44.6
138% 48.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.1
SC Write 16
SC Mixed 15.2
42% 14.8 GB/s
Latency 83.5
48% 83.5 ns
Poor: 101%
This bench: 119%
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 1,574 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
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Motherboard: MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20) - $270

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,801
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