MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 48.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics28.9% 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 Drive70.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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)
Memory6.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 22:40
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-8120
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
48.2% Average
SC Int 74.6
SC Float 69.1
SC Mixed 71.7
58% 71.8 Pts
QC Int 230
QC Float 216
QC Mixed 227
51% 224 Pts
MC Int 378
MC Float 334
MC Mixed 377
55% 363 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7850-$174
Sapphire(174B E221) 2GB
CLim: 920 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.4.4
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
28.9% Poor
Lighting 82.9
Reflection 76
Parallax 104
28% 87.8 fps
MRender 55
Gravity 66
Splatting 79.6
31% 66.9 fps
Poor: 23%
This bench: 28.9%
Great: 32%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$120
52GB free
Firmware: 507KC4 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
56% Above average
Read 508
Write 191
Mixed 242
69% 314 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 51.1
4K Mixed 12.9
76% 28.4 MB/s
DQ Read 26.9
DQ Write 56.5
DQ Mixed 56.7
39% 46.7 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 56%
Great: 77%
Faspeed F510-120G 120GB
25GB free
Firmware: O1230C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
70.3% Very good
Read 505
Write 315
Mixed 384
89% 402 MB/s
4K Read 17.3
4K Write 49.4
4K Mixed 30.4
91% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 24.5
DQ Write 57.8
DQ Mixed 16.7
20% 33 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 111%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB
1.5TB free, PID 0210
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
41.3% Average
Read 109
Write 94.6
Mixed 96.6
126% 99.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.21
62% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 41.3%
Great: 47%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
31.6% Below average
MC Read 10.9
MC Write 10.7
MC Mixed 9
29% 10.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 9.1
SC Mixed 10.3
28% 9.67 GB/s
Latency 74.5
54% 74.5 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 31.6%
Great: 63%
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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 10,388 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: $627
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