MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 25%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (11th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 89 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 20.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics61.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive62.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory22.1 GB free of 24 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 19 '17 at 22:27
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way below expectations (11th 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-$81
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 5 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
20.7% Poor
SC Int 29
SC Float 24.6
SC Mixed 26.5
21% 26.7 Pts
QC Int 115
QC Float 98.5
QC Mixed 104
24% 106 Pts
MC Int 178
MC Float 154
MC Mixed 175
25% 169 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 20.7%
Great: 63%
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 (9th percentile)
61.5% Good
Lighting 98.7
Reflection 104
Parallax 271
50% 158 fps
MRender 132
Gravity 186
Splatting 182
70% 166 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$78
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT0
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
62.8% Good
Read 447
Write 359
Mixed 379
88% 395 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 29.1
4K Mixed 14.5
73% 23.1 MB/s
DQ Read 28.7
DQ Write 35.8
DQ Mixed 15.4
16% 26.7 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 123%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 32GB-$11
29GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
17% Very poor
Read 29.2
Write 19.6
Mixed 22.9
29% 23.9 MB/s
4K Read 4.21
4K Write 2.44
4K Mixed 1.3
143% 2.65 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 17%
Great: 38%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CT102464BA160B.C16 Samsung M378B5273DH0-CH9 CT102464BA160B.C16 Samsung M378B5273DH0-CH9 24GB
800, 667, 800, 667 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
31% Below average
MC Read 11.8
MC Write 9.8
MC Mixed 11.7
32% 11.1 GB/s
SC Read 6.6
SC Write 5
SC Mixed 8.3
19% 6.63 GB/s
Latency 104
38% 104 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 31%
Great: 31%
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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 15,127 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $510
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