MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 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%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics53.9% 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 Drive47.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 12 '17 at 23:56
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
59% Above average
SC Int 84.4
SC Float 72.7
SC Mixed 78.5
63% 78.5 Pts
QC Int 296
QC Float 269
QC Mixed 292
65% 285 Pts
MC Int 506
MC Float 431
MC Mixed 491
72% 476 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 59%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$265
Device(0000 0000) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2202 MHz, MLim: 2213 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
53.9% Above average
Lighting 11
Reflection 203
Parallax 214
26% 142 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 210
Splatting 164
74% 174 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB-$155
261GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
47.2% Average
Read 431
Write 221
Mixed 259
67% 304 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 16.3
4K Mixed 8.58
49% 14.7 MB/s
DQ Read 22.8
DQ Write 81.4
DQ Mixed 9.32
20% 37.9 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 47.2%
Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
44.1% Average
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 13.9
44% 15.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 12.3
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 68.8
58% 68.8 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 44.1%
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 12,030 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: $636
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