MSI 970A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7992)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 46.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics6.7% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
Memory20GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 20GB 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.
SystemMSI MS-7992
MotherboardMSI 970A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7992)  (all builds)
Memory17.1 GB free of 20 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160826
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateDec 07 '18 at 10:25
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-4300-$61
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
46.5% Average
SC Int 74.6
SC Float 67.5
SC Mixed 71
57% 71 Pts
QC Int 241
QC Float 210
QC Mixed 230
52% 227 Pts
MC Int 245
MC Float 212
MC Mixed 236
35% 231 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 50%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 730
MSI(1462 8A9F) 2GB
CLim: 901 MHz, MLim: 400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
6.7% Terrible
Lighting 19
Reflection 18.1
Parallax 24.7
6% 20.6 fps
MRender 9.1
Gravity 21.9
Splatting 16.5
7% 15.8 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.7%
Great: 9%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
797GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 129 96 94 90 99 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
82.4% Excellent
Read 182
Write 182
Mixed 40
SusWrite 106
92% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
148% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1600 CL9 Series Elpida EBJ21UE8BDF0-AE-F 1600 CL9 Series Elpida EBJ21UE8BDF0-AE-F 20GB
800, 533, 800, 533 MHz
8192, 2048, 8192, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
36.1% Below average
MC Read 14.4
MC Write 9.5
MC Mixed 12.9
35% 12.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 10.3
27% 9.3 GB/s
Latency 73.4
54% 73.4 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 36.1%
Great: 36%
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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 970A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7992) Builds (Compare 1,764 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $293
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