MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 40.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics30% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateAug 05 '19 at 06:25
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8320E-$114
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
40.1% Average
1-Core 66.5
2-Core 124
45% 95.1 Pts
4-Core 224
8-Core 367
37% 295 Pts
64-Core 374
25% 374 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 51%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7870-$203
Gigabyte(1458 2554) 2GB
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1200 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 19.5.2
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
30% Poor
Lighting 115
Reflection 89.9
Parallax 162
32% 122 fps
MRender 64.5
Gravity 103
Splatting 92
28% 86.4 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 30%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$21
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 72 60 63 92 94 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
54.8% Above average
Read 113
Write 118
Mixed 66
SusWrite 77.9
69% 93.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.9
145% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 78%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$21
412GB free
Firmware: KC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 130 129 132 131 131 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
74.7% Very good
Read 130
Write 127
Mixed 68
SusWrite 130
83% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
151% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
46.9% Average
MC Read 18.9
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 16.9
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 9.3
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 12.3
29% 10 GB/s
Latency 69.5
58% 69.5 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 46.9%
Great: 64%
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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 23,652 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

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