MSI 970A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7992)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 50.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics63.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive62% 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.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7992
MotherboardMSI 970A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7992)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170505
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 17 '19 at 23:13
Run Duration167 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-9370-$175
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
50.6% Above average
1-Core 77.8
2-Core 146
53% 112 Pts
4-Core 275
8-Core 423
45% 349 Pts
64-Core 498
33% 498 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
EVGA(3842 1982) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1556 MHz, MLim: 1788 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
63.2% Good
Lighting 246
Reflection 230
Parallax 249
65% 242 fps
MRender 174
Gravity 228
Splatting 162
63% 188 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 123 95 42 40 40 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
62% Good
Read 450
Write 353
Mixed 338
SusWrite 91.1
69% 308 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 21.4
4K Mixed 26.3
101% 28.2 MB/s
DQ Read 263
DQ Write 82.6
DQ Mixed 113
99% 153 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 62%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
546GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 151 150 149 152 149 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
89% Excellent
Read 162
Write 133
Mixed 64.2
SusWrite 149
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
139% 1 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 89%
Great: 113%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$35
111GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 35 35 36 36 36 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
35.9% Below average
Read 90
Write 35.5
Mixed 41.7
SusWrite 35.1
37% 50.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.6
105% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 35.9%
Great: 70%
Hitachi HTS543216A7A384 160GB
119GB free
Firmware: ES1OA70F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 65 66 66 66 66 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
34.7% Below average
Read 55
Write 63.8
Mixed 38
SusWrite 65.7
41% 55.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
106% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 34.7%
Great: 46%
WD Green 500GB (2009)-$22
203GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 86 85 72 69 54 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
41.6% Average
Read 71.2
Write 42.5
Mixed 43.8
SusWrite 73.9
43% 57.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.4
84% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 55%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1067 MHz clocked @ 1066 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
37.4% Below average
MC Read 12.6
MC Write 12.6
MC Mixed 11.3
35% 12.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 9.7
SC Mixed 12.3
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 37.4%
Great: 87%
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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 2,406 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $283
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