MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 58.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics71.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 09:01
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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-8370E-$232
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
58.8% Above average
SC Int 84
SC Float 74.8
SC Mixed 80.6
64% 79.8 Pts
QC Int 301
QC Float 256
QC Mixed 285
64% 281 Pts
MC Int 503
MC Float 468
MC Mixed 497
74% 489 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1580 MHz, MLim: 1915 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
71.9% Very good
Lighting 222
Reflection 194
Parallax 219
68% 212 fps
MRender 174
Gravity 205
Splatting 138
74% 172 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$41
527GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 213
Write 151
Mixed 157
130% 173 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 2.11
4K Mixed 0.23
103% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 104%
Great: 107%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$70
88GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 146
Mixed 141
119% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 2.54
4K Mixed 0.21
92% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 107%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$32
110GB free
Firmware: 17.01H17 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 22% Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 667 MHz clocked @ 1066 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
53.6% Above average
MC Read 23.1
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 18.8
55% 19.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 14.3
33% 11.6 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 53.6%
Great: 72%
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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 16,778 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $477
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