MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 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 57.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics28.8% 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 Drive67.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime1 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 01:24
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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-$121
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
57.6% Above average
SC Int 85.6
SC Float 72.8
SC Mixed 76.2
63% 78.2 Pts
QC Int 293
QC Float 262
QC Mixed 285
64% 280 Pts
MC Int 482
MC Float 412
MC Mixed 475
69% 457 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$140
PNY(196E 13A1) 2GB
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
28.8% Poor
Lighting 98.2
Reflection 72
Parallax 70.9
26% 80.4 fps
MRender 75.8
Gravity 89.3
Splatting 68.1
38% 77.7 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 28.8%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel S3500 Series 480GB-$350
151GB free
Firmware: D2010370 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
67.6% Good
Read 434
Write 380
Mixed 395
90% 403 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 53.4
4K Mixed 16.3
85% 31.1 MB/s
DQ Read 26.3
DQ Write 58.4
DQ Mixed 16.6
20% 33.8 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 101%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$43
529GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
75.9% Very good
Read 138
Write 127
Mixed 120
96% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.94
4K Mixed 0.21
87% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 103%
WDC WD20 EARS-00MVWB0 2TB
806GB free, PID 2338
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
15.8% Very poor
Read 33.8
Write 28.8
Mixed 30.2
39% 30.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.44
4K Mixed 0.21
59% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 15.8%
Great: 19%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1333 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
40.8% Average
MC Read 16.5
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 13.7
42% 14.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 7.4
SC Mixed 10.4
26% 9.23 GB/s
Latency 89.8
45% 89.8 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 54%
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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 10,548 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $92

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $626
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