MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 53.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics124% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive77.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory20GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 20GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory9.6 GB free of 20 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140529
Uptime1 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 04:26
Run Duration293 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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-$121
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
53.1% Above average
SC Int 84.9
SC Float 72.4
SC Mixed 77.9
63% 78.4 Pts
QC Int 277
QC Float 240
QC Mixed 244
58% 254 Pts
MC Int 463
MC Float 428
MC Mixed 487
69% 459 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 53.1%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$520
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Lighting 321
Reflection 369
Parallax 451
114% 380 fps
MRender 241
Gravity 408
Splatting 250
131% 300 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 124%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 512GB-$200
23GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
77.9% Very good
Read 484
Write 427
Mixed 433
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 60.5
4K Mixed 20.9
96% 35.4 MB/s
DQ Read 26.4
DQ Write 131
DQ Mixed 19.6
32% 58.9 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 105%
Hitachi HUS724030ALE641 3TB
845GB free
Firmware: MJ8OA5F0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
63.4% Good
Read 95.9
Write 125
Mixed 113
84% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 2.16
4K Mixed 0.22
100% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 63.4%
Great: 91%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
693GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 163
Mixed 159
123% 163 MB/s
4K Read 1.34
4K Write 2.33
4K Mixed 0.28
130% 1.32 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 105%
Samsung HD103SI 1TB-$85
441GB free
Firmware: 1AG01118 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
45% Average
Read 77.8
Write 78.9
Mixed 80.4
60% 79 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.33
4K Mixed 0.33
76% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 45%
Great: 60%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$74
119GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
67.3% Good
Read 105
Write 130
Mixed 93
82% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.28
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 0.24
70% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 84%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$63
74GB free
Firmware: CC9F Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
70.4% Very good
Read 103
Write 143
Mixed 104
87% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.13
4K Mixed 0.1
52% 0.56 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 108%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB
2TB free, PID a200
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
43.4% Average
Read 106
Write 107
Mixed 72.1
119% 94.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.2
61% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 43.4%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX2400C11D3/8GX Corsair CMV4GX3M1A1333C9 KHX2400C11D3/8GX 20GB
800, 667, 800 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
42% Average
MC Read 16.2
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 14.4
42% 14.9 GB/s
SC Read 8.6
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 10.8
26% 9.2 GB/s
Latency 72.2
55% 72.2 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 43%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $641
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