MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 59.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics32.5% 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 Drive64.6% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20141110
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 23:01
Run Duration184 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$119
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
59.3% Above average
SC Int 83.4
SC Float 71.4
SC Mixed 75.4
61% 76.7 Pts
QC Int 308
QC Float 274
QC Mixed 300
67% 294 Pts
MC Int 503
MC Float 423
MC Mixed 488
71% 471 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 560-$100
Asus(1043 04BC) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1275 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.4.4
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
32.5% Below average
Lighting 90.7
Reflection 85.7
Parallax 119
31% 98.4 fps
MRender 66.7
Gravity 89
Splatting 81.4
34% 79 fps
Poor: 27%
This bench: 32.5%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$99
13GB free
Firmware: 580A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
64.6% Good
Read 496
Write 141
Mixed 228
63% 288 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 86.9
4K Mixed 15.5
95% 40.5 MB/s
DQ Read 213
DQ Write 171
DQ Mixed 50.5
76% 145 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 78%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$44
263GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 40% Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1333 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
26% Poor
MC Read 9.3
MC Write 8.2
MC Mixed 6.7
23% 8.07 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 6.6
SC Mixed 7.7
22% 7.53 GB/s
Latency 70.1
57% 70.1 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 26%
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 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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