MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 23%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (24th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 76 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 relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 19.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics60.4% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory21.5 GB free of 24 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141216
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateJun 02 '18 at 09:46
Run Duration101 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing below expectations (24th 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-$90
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
19.9% Very poor
SC Int 28.5
SC Float 25.8
SC Mixed 28
22% 27.4 Pts
QC Int 102
QC Float 89.7
QC Mixed 95.8
22% 95.8 Pts
MC Int 171
MC Float 148
MC Mixed 166
24% 162 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 19.9%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390X-$529
Asus(1043 04D7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
60.4% Good
Lighting 77.5
Reflection 94.3
Parallax 293
48% 155 fps
MRender 131
Gravity 184
Splatting 180
70% 165 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 76%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB (2013)-$88
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC54 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
Read 149
Write 142
Mixed 139
108% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.39
4K Mixed 0.19
75% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR3 1866 DDR3 2400 2OZ DDR3 1866 DDR3 2400 2OZ 24GB
800, 800, 800, 800 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
30.8% Below average
MC Read 11.6
MC Write 9.4
MC Mixed 12.2
32% 11.1 GB/s
SC Read 6.1
SC Write 5.3
SC Mixed 7.7
18% 6.37 GB/s
Latency 105
38% 105 ns
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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 16,804 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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