MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 54%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics121% 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 Drive73.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (25%). 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)
Memory4.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141110
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateSep 01 '17 at 23:08
Run Duration228 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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 below expectations (22nd percentile)
54% Above average
SC Int 80.7
SC Float 68.4
SC Mixed 72.2
59% 73.8 Pts
QC Int 271
QC Float 237
QC Mixed 267
59% 258 Pts
MC Int 460
MC Float 395
MC Mixed 435
65% 430 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 54%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$524
Device(0000 0000) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.28
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Lighting 308
Reflection 338
Parallax 437
110% 361 fps
MRender 236
Gravity 400
Splatting 244
128% 293 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 121%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ ARC 100 480GB-$188
235GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
73.8% Very good
Read 417
Write 384
Mixed 397
89% 399 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 54
4K Mixed 22.4
90% 32.8 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 71.4
71% 116 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 100%
Intel SSDSC2BW480A3 480GB
13GB free
Firmware: 3CPi Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
59.8% Above average
Read 492
Write 201
Mixed 324
74% 339 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 19.5
4K Mixed 17.1
72% 21 MB/s
DQ Read 187
DQ Write 91.3
DQ Mixed 68.9
70% 116 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 68%
Hitachi HDS723020BLA642 2TB-$75
696GB free
Firmware: MN6OA800 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
73.9% Very good
Read 132
Write 125
Mixed 99.8
89% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1.09
4K Write 2.09
4K Mixed 0.49
138% 1.22 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 87%
Hitachi HUA723020ALA641 2TB-$275
36GB free
Firmware: MK7OA840 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
50.8% Above average
Read 105
Write 72.4
Mixed 76.3
63% 84.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.31
82% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 86%
BUFFALO External HDD 3TB
325GB free, PID 0257
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
46.5% Average
Read 123
Write 107
Mixed 77.9
126% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.71
4K Mixed 0.2
68% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-17000CL11-4GBXL 1600 CL9 Series F3-17000CL11-4GBXL 1600 CL9 Series 16GB
800, 800, 800, 800 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
45.6% Average
MC Read 18.4
MC Write 13.4
MC Mixed 17.1
47% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 11.9
28% 9.97 GB/s
Latency 73.2
55% 73.2 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 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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