MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics51.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
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.
Very high background CPU (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 23:00
Run Duration212 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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-8320E-$89
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.7 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
65.9% Good
SC Int 95.4
SC Float 79
SC Mixed 88.8
70% 87.7 Pts
QC Int 338
QC Float 290
QC Mixed 323
72% 317 Pts
MC Int 554
MC Float 484
MC Mixed 546
79% 528 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
EVGA(3842 4998) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1582 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
51.7% Above average
Lighting 134
Reflection 134
Parallax 134
41% 134 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 141
Splatting 142
59% 141 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 51.7%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$59
27GB free
Firmware: 0501
4KALIGNED
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port
11.6% Very poor
Read 33.5
Write 33
Mixed 32.3
7% 32.9 MB/s
4K Read 8.93
4K Write 12.2
4K Mixed 4.49
26% 8.53 MB/s
DQ Read 15.6
DQ Write 16
DQ Mixed 8.45
8% 13.3 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 11.6%
Great: 74%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$60
103GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
35.1% Below average
Read 68.8
Write 53.4
Mixed 62.7
46% 61.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.35
84% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 35.1%
Great: 58%
WD WD1600BJKT-75F4T0 160GB
37GB free
Firmware: 11.01A11 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
39.9% Below average
Read 70.9
Write 67.9
Mixed 72
53% 70.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.42
114% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 39.9%
Great: 46%
Seagate ST3250820AS 250GB-$31
36GB free
Firmware: 3.AAC Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
32.1% Below average
Read 56.6
Write 55.2
Mixed 67
45% 59.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.33
77% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 32.1%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMX8GX3M2A1600C9 Samsung M378B5273CH0-CH9 Samsung M378B5273CH0-CH9 CMX8GX3M2A1600C9 16GB
667, 667, 667, 667 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
46% Average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 15
MC Mixed 16.2
46% 16.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 9.3
SC Mixed 13
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 69.9
57% 69.9 ns
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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 11,986 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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