MSI 970A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7992)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 58.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics75.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7992
MotherboardMSI 970A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7992)  (all builds)
Memory4.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170505
Uptime11.9 Days
Run DateMar 02 '20 at 04:01
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-6350 Six-Core-$225
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
58.5% Above average
Memory 84.6
1-Core 54.6
2-Core 106
53% 81.6 Pts
4-Core 178
8-Core 254
28% 216 Pts
64-Core 240
16% 240 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$408
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 442.19
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
75.8% Very good
Lighting 271
Reflection 281
Parallax 280
71% 277 fps
MRender 194
Gravity 280
Splatting 224
76% 232 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 85%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HDS721050DLE630 500GB
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA650
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 107 112 126 115 112 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
79.4% Very good
Read 164
Write 136
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 113
81% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
106% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 81%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 667 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
33.5% Below average
MC Read 12
MC Write 11.3
MC Mixed 10
32% 11.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 10.3
26% 9.1 GB/s
Latency 72.5
55% 72.5 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 33.5%
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 2,675 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $355
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