MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 23%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (3rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 97 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 extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 17.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics60% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive60.9% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (47%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140529
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateDec 02 '17 at 08:26
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 47%

 PC Performing way below expectations (3rd 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-8350-$115
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
17.6% Very poor
SC Int 27.2
SC Float 23.5
SC Mixed 24.3
20% 25 Pts
QC Int 91.2
QC Float 80.5
QC Mixed 86.1
20% 85.9 Pts
MC Int 131
MC Float 119
MC Mixed 136
19% 129 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 17.6%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390X-$529
CLim: 1060 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.11.4
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
60% Good
Lighting 93.6
Reflection 96.4
Parallax 268
48% 153 fps
MRender 128
Gravity 180
Splatting 182
68% 163 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 60%
Great: 76%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$86
35GB free
Firmware: EMT0
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
60.9% Good
Read 437
Write 345
Mixed 371
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 28.7
4K Mixed 13.6
70% 22.3 MB/s
DQ Read 27.5
DQ Write 49.8
DQ Mixed 21.4
21% 32.9 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT102464BA160B.C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
28.3% Poor
MC Read 10
MC Write 8.6
MC Mixed 11.6
29% 10.1 GB/s
SC Read 4.9
SC Write 4.6
SC Mixed 6.8
16% 5.43 GB/s
Latency 97.6
41% 97.6 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 28.3%
Great: 61%
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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 10,785 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: 69% - Good Total price: $611
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