Performance Results

Gaming 48%
Desktop 56%
Workstation 47%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 60.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics49.1% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive79.9% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 9 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
SystemMSI MS-7893
MotherboardMSI 990FXA GAMING (MS-7893)  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20151224
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 01:54
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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-8300-$98
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
60.3% Good
SC Int 82.2
SC Float 75
SC Mixed 78
63% 78.4 Pts
QC Int 313
QC Float 286
QC Mixed 299
68% 299 Pts
MC Int 533
MC Float 459
MC Mixed 527
76% 506 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$208
CLim: 1230 MHz, MLim: 1650 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.3.2
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
49.1% Average
Lighting 86.3
Reflection 139
Parallax 207
40% 144 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 142
Splatting 121
56% 131 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 64%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc Sol id State Disk 240GB
158GB free
Firmware: 582A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
79.9% Very good
Read 504
Write 241
Mixed 317
78% 354 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 84.4
4K Mixed 21.2
115% 44.7 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 70.5
103% 192 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 86%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$48
174GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
64.3% Good
Read 117
Write 107
Mixed 111
84% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 2.24
4K Mixed 0.4
108% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ares DDR3 2400 C11 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 800 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
49.8% Average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 17.8
51% 17.9 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 12.4
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 66.3
60% 66.3 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 89%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical 990FXA GAMING (MS-7893) Builds (Compare 2,101 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 56%
Desktop 55%
Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: MSI 990FXA GAMING (MS-7893)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $539
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