MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 48.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics66.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory21.1 GB free of 24 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 13:13
Run Duration275 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-4300-$55
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
48.3% Average
SC Int 80.3
SC Float 69
SC Mixed 73.9
60% 74.4 Pts
QC Int 242
QC Float 209
QC Mixed 239
52% 230 Pts
MC Int 245
MC Float 208
MC Mixed 237
35% 230 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 52%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
EVGA(3842 3979) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
66.7% Good
Lighting 200
Reflection 194
Parallax 222
64% 205 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 188
Splatting 132
68% 159 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 74%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB (2013)-$94
3.5TB free
Firmware: CC54 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 151
Mixed 148
117% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 0.22
88% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 96%
Seagate ST4000LM016-1N2170 4TB
2TB free
Firmware: 0003 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
53.3% Above average
Read 98.3
Write 85.2
Mixed 53.3
58% 79 MB/s
4K Read 1.67
4K Write 6.47
4K Mixed 0.48
243% 2.88 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 69%
Seagate ST31500541AS 1.5TB
767GB free
Firmware: CC34 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
42.9% Average
Read 79.8
Write 69.6
Mixed 76.4
57% 75.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.41
4K Mixed 0.26
77% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 54%
Seagate Barracuda Green 1TB-$93
174GB free
Firmware: CC32 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
55.2% Above average
Read 93.2
Write 99.4
Mixed 82.1
69% 91.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 0.92
4K Mixed 0.33
69% 0.54 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 74%
Seagate ST3250311SV 250GB
140GB free
Firmware: CV12 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
58.5% Above average
Read 106
Write 98.1
Mixed 87.9
73% 97.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.36
83% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 65%
SiImage 500GB
53GB free
Firmware: 0000
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
70.6% Very good
Read 124
Write 122
Mixed 65
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 3.68
4K Mixed 0.4
129% 1.49 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 71%
Seagate Momentus 5400.6 2.5" 500GB-$44
43GB free
Firmware: 0002BSM1 Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
37.2% Below average
Read 66.3
Write 63.4
Mixed 59.7
47% 63.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 0.92
4K Mixed 0.31
67% 0.53 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 37.2%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1333EL Series 1333EL Series Hynix HMT41GU6AFR8A-PB Kingston 99U5403-455.A00LF 24GB
667, 667, 800, 667 MHz
4096, 4096, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
27.4% Poor
MC Read 9.1
MC Write 8.7
MC Mixed 8.1
25% 8.63 GB/s
SC Read 9
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 8.2
24% 8.3 GB/s
Latency 75
53% 75 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 27.4%
Great: 34%
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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 9,047 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: 67% - Good Total price: $645
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