Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 57.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics36.9% 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 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7992
MotherboardMSI 970A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7992)  (all builds)
Memory1.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160826
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 03:55
Run Duration318 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-8350-$119
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
57.9% Above average
SC Int 82.9
SC Float 72.1
SC Mixed 75.2
61% 76.7 Pts
QC Int 310
QC Float 263
QC Mixed 287
65% 287 Pts
MC Int 508
MC Float 440
MC Mixed 500
73% 483 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
MSI(1462 3030) 2GB
CLim: 1080 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
36.9% Below average
Lighting 115
Reflection 88.7
Parallax 146
39% 117 fps
MRender 64.4
Gravity 95.6
Splatting 91.9
35% 84 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 36.9%
Great: 39%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba MK6476GSX 640GB-$83
96GB free
Firmware: GS001C Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
41% Average
Read 69.3
Write 73.7
Mixed 70
54% 71 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.27
68% 0.62 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 41%
Great: 47%
30GB free, PID fa05
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
7.49% Terrible
Read 25.1
Write 11.2
Mixed 11.3
18% 15.9 MB/s
4K Read 5.9
4K Write 0.006
4K Mixed 0.008
22% 1.97 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 7.49%
Great: 7%
15GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
5.56% Terrible
Read 19.8
Write 6.63
Mixed 8.51
12% 11.7 MB/s
4K Read 5.14
4K Write 0.01
4K Mixed 0.01
20% 1.72 MB/s
Poor: 2%
This bench: 5.56%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
45.6% Average
MC Read 19.3
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 14.5
46% 16.2 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 10.7
29% 10 GB/s
Latency 69
58% 69 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 62%
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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 1,202 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop 54%
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $362
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