MSI 970A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7992)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 47.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics29% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive31.5% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7992
MotherboardMSI 970A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7992)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160826
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 04:55
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD FX-6350 Six-Core-$105
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
47.7% Average
SC Int 72.1
SC Float 64.9
SC Mixed 71
56% 69.3 Pts
QC Int 247
QC Float 224
QC Mixed 229
53% 233 Pts
MC Int 338
MC Float 298
MC Mixed 338
49% 325 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 460-$104
CLim: 1212 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.3.1
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
29% Poor
Lighting 80.4
Reflection 82.4
Parallax 99.7
27% 87.5 fps
MRender 64.8
Gravity 74.3
Splatting 80.1
30% 73.1 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 29%
Great: 31%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Blaze 120GB-$64
41GB free
Firmware: S9FM02.9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
31.5% Below average
Read 285
Write 20.1
Mixed 70.9
27% 125 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 47.8
4K Mixed 2.95
63% 24.4 MB/s
DQ Read 25
DQ Write 50.9
DQ Mixed 2.93
12% 26.3 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 31.5%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung 2400C11 Series 2400C11 Series 2400 CL11 Series 2400 CL11 Series 16GB
800, 800, 800, 800 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
47.6% Average
MC Read 19.5
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 17.5
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 8.1
SC Mixed 11.4
28% 9.93 GB/s
Latency 67.8
59% 67.8 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7992) Builds (Compare 788 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI 970A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7992)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $684
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