MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 53.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics35.5% 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 Drive72.4% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141216
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 05:44
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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-6350 Six-Core-$105
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
53.8% Above average
SC Int 85.4
SC Float 72.4
SC Mixed 77.8
63% 78.5 Pts
QC Int 272
QC Float 240
QC Mixed 264
59% 259 Pts
MC Int 359
MC Float 312
MC Mixed 358
52% 343 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
XFX(1682 9275) 2GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.2.1
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
35.5% Below average
Lighting 110
Reflection 86.5
Parallax 141
38% 112 fps
MRender 62.4
Gravity 92.5
Splatting 86.5
34% 80.5 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 35.5%
Great: 39%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Ignite 480GB-$179
390GB free
Firmware: SAFM01.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
72.4% Very good
Read 496
Write 414
Mixed 467
102% 459 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 64.7
4K Mixed 10.5
81% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 22.9
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 13.2
34% 65.9 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 101%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$60
256GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Read 157
Write 141
Mixed 119
104% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 2.22
4K Mixed 0.32
100% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1600 CL10 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
48.3% Average
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 13.3
MC Mixed 17.6
49% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 12.8
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 69.9
57% 69.9 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 62%
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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 11,999 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) - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $634
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