MSI 990FXA GAMING (MS-7893)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 60.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics61.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive57.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7893
MotherboardMSI 990FXA GAMING (MS-7893)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151224
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 21:48
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-8320-$90
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
60.3% Good
SC Int 82.4
SC Float 61.5
SC Mixed 77.4
59% 73.8 Pts
QC Int 321
QC Float 281
QC Mixed 302
68% 301 Pts
MC Int 517
MC Float 441
MC Mixed 504
73% 487 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
61.7% Good
Lighting 185
Reflection 176
Parallax 208
60% 189 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 169
Splatting 123
63% 147 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 103 95 97 107 92 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
57.8% Above average
Read 309
Write 144
Mixed 201
SusWrite 99.9
42% 189 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 62.5
4K Mixed 23.6
110% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 141
DQ Mixed 148
111% 147 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 72%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$24
72GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 67 74 78 86 87 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
50.2% Above average
Read 95.7
Write 104
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 77.4
56% 77.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 6.6
4K Mixed 0.5
207% 2.6 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 50.2%
Great: 77%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
123GB free
Firmware: CC4H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 136 134 138 136 137 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Read 163
Write 131
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 135
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
158% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2133 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 800 MHz clocked @ 1066 MHz
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
50.6% Above average
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 18.5
52% 18.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.6
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 12.8
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 79%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical 990FXA GAMING (MS-7893) Builds (Compare 2,495 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI 990FXA GAMING (MS-7893)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $462
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