MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 58.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics36.7% 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 Drive88.2% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 16:19
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
58.1% Above average
SC Int 85.4
SC Float 70.7
SC Mixed 78.4
63% 78.2 Pts
QC Int 309
QC Float 269
QC Mixed 284
65% 288 Pts
MC Int 502
MC Float 428
MC Mixed 490
71% 473 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$114
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
36.7% Below average
Lighting 120
Reflection 70.1
Parallax 107
36% 98.9 fps
MRender 79.5
Gravity 105
Splatting 77.8
38% 87.4 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 36.7%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$165
193GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Read 497
Write 379
Mixed 400
95% 426 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 52.8
4K Mixed 36.1
126% 41.1 MB/s
DQ Read 167
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 59.9
65% 110 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 118%
SanDisk Ultra II 120GB-$165
45GB free
Firmware: X31000RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
64.6% Good
Read 375
Write 309
Mixed 246
69% 310 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 41.3
4K Mixed 17.6
83% 28.2 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 94.1
DQ Mixed 49.5
59% 105 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 79%
Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB-$34
465GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 181
Mixed 179
134% 178 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.95
4K Mixed 0.19
86% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 102%
Great: 98%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$42
798GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
68% Good
Read 122
Write 115
Mixed 118
89% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.33
99% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 68%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
43.8% Average
MC Read 16.8
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 15.4
45% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.3
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 11.6
28% 9.77 GB/s
Latency 76.1
53% 76.1 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 43.8%
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 11,174 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: 67% - Good Total price: $641
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