MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A20)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 88.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics106% 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 Drive73.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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 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)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180615
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateFeb 19 '19 at 12:01
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User LBN-User
Background CPU4%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-5820K-$178
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Memory 93.4
1-Core 125
2-Core 241
89% 153 Pts
4-Core 446
8-Core 765
76% 605 Pts
64-Core 980
66% 980 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing below potential (58th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
106% Outstanding
Lighting 135
Reflection 145
Parallax 124
109% 134 fps
MRender 113
Gravity 130
Splatting 106
103% 116 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 106%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$45
157GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 248 166 97 51 100 48 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
73.7% Very good
Read 483
Write 452
Mixed 188
SusWrite 118
69% 310 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 82
4K Mixed 33.2
128% 47.6 MB/s
DQ Read 189
DQ Write 168
DQ Mixed 107
100% 155 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 88%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$52
355GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 164 166 163 165 165 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 213
Write 168
Mixed 102
SusWrite 164
118% 162 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
233% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown + + 2x8GB
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
41.7% Average
MC Read 16
MC Write 13.1
MC Mixed 11
38% 13.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 13.3
SC Mixed 14.3
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 61.1
65% 61.1 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 41.7%
Great: 84%

 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 819 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,138
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $200Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $47
Intel Core i5-10600K $257Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i5-10400F $161Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $40
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $79SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $71SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback