MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 32.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics81.6% 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 Drive30.5% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 16 '17 at 16:27
Run Duration221 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd 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-9590-$127
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.7 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
32.5% Below average
SC Int 48.8
SC Float 38.8
SC Mixed 42.8
35% 43.5 Pts
QC Int 175
QC Float 140
QC Mixed 160
36% 158 Pts
MC Int 306
MC Float 237
MC Mixed 282
42% 275 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 32.5%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Lighting 211
Reflection 244
Parallax 285
74% 246 fps
MRender 174
Gravity 255
Splatting 177
88% 202 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LS 120GB-$79
35GB free
Firmware: S9FM01.8 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
30.5% Below average
Read 210
Write 72
Mixed 67.9
25% 116 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 41.8
4K Mixed 3.05
53% 21 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 31
DQ Mixed 0.61
18% 46.7 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 30.5%
Great: 79%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$73
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
79.8% Very good
Read 149
Write 129
Mixed 127
102% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 2.18
4K Mixed 0.25
93% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 83%
WDC WD30 EZRX-00DC0B0 3TB
1.5TB free, PID 0621
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
42.5% Average
Read 96
Write 95.6
Mixed 76.9
114% 89.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 2.44
4K Mixed 0.26
95% 1.19 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
27.8% Poor
MC Read 9.4
MC Write 9.1
MC Mixed 8.4
26% 8.97 GB/s
SC Read 8.5
SC Write 6.6
SC Mixed 8.5
22% 7.87 GB/s
Latency 77.3
52% 77.3 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 27.8%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970 GAMING (MS-7693) Builds (Compare 10,204 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $638
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