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MSI Geforce GTX 970

alaTest has collected and analyzed 617 reviews of MSI Geforce GTX 970. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People are impressed by the design. The price also gets good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the size. The reliability and usability get mixed comments.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the MSI Geforce GTX 970 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for MSI Geforce GTX 970

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 user reviews of MSI Geforce GTX 970 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the price and usability, whereas there are some mixed comments about the size.

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80% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: MSI NVIDIA GTX 970 Gaming Twin Frozr HDMI DVI-I DP Graphics Card (4GB, PCI Express, DDR5, 256 Bit)MSI NVIDIA GTX 970 Gaming Twin Frozr HDMI DVI-I DP Graphics Card (4GB, PCI Express, DDR5, 256 Bit)

Jun, 2018

Product Specifications

Design

Chassis Type:Desktop
Colour of product:Black
Placement supported:Vertical
Water cooling system:N

Graphics

CUDA:Y
Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:4 / 8
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:64
Number of discrete graphics adapters:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
NVIDIA G-SYNC:N / Y
NVIDIA GameWorks VR:N / Y
On-board graphics adapter:Y
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1150
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x5912 / 5912
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 630
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4

Memory

Internal Memory:16 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:32
Memory clock speed:2400
Memory slots:2x DIMM / 2x SO-DIMM

Networking

Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.2
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11ac

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi
Optical drives quantity:1

Packaging Content

Cables included:AC
Display included:N
Manual:Y

Packaging Data

Package weight:11.2

Performance

Audio output channels:7.1
Market positioning:Gaming
Product Type:PC
Virtual Reality (VR) ready:Y

Ports & interfaces

DisplayPorts quantity:1
DVI port:N
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:3
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in:Y
Line-out:Y
Microphone in:Y
PS/2 ports quantity:1
S/PDIF out port:Y
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2 / 4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2 / 4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:1
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A ports quantity:1
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity:1 / 2

Power

Power Supply:450 / 500

Processor

Bus type:DMI3
Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:64
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600,2133,2400
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L,DDR4-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM,DDR4-SDRAM
Memory voltage supported by processor:1.35
Number of Processors Installed:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16,1x8+2x4,2x8
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:3.5 / 4.2
Processor cache:6 / 8
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Kaby Lake
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:7th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 7th gen Intel® Core™ i7
Processor frequency:3 / 3.6
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:i5-7400 / i7-7700
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-7400 Desktop Series
Processor Socket:LGA 1151 (Socket H4)
Processor threads:4 / 8
Stepping:B0
System bus rate:8
Thermal Design Power (TDP):65
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y
Execute Disable Bit:Y
Idle States:Y
Intel 64:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / Y
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / Y
Intel TSX-NI:Y
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® OS Guard:Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Processor ARK ID:97128 / 97147
Processor code:SR32W / SR338
Processor package size:37.5 x 37.5
Scalability:1S
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y
Thermal solution specification:PCG 2015C

Software

Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:WINDOWS 10 HOME

Storage

Card reader integrated:N
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 2000
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:256
Storage Media:HDD / HDD+SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 2256

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:376 / 426
Height :294 / 433
Weight:10 / 8.05
Width:170 / 177