MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 110%
Desktop 57%
Workstation 53%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 60.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics159% 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 Drive56.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (24%). 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)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateSep 07 '17 at 00:28
Run Duration103 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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-8320E-$107
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
60.7% Good
SC Int 91.3
SC Float 76.2
SC Mixed 83.6
67% 83.7 Pts
QC Int 305
QC Float 269
QC Mixed 290
65% 288 Pts
MC Int 559
MC Float 480
MC Mixed 551
80% 530 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$769
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2775 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
159% Outstanding
Lighting 433
Reflection 514
Parallax 578
150% 508 fps
MRender 277
Gravity 545
Splatting 296
165% 373 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 159%
Great: 178%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 240GB-$79
58GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
56.3% Above average
Read 502
Write 288
Mixed 343
84% 378 MB/s
4K Read 7.01
4K Write 40.1
4K Mixed 8.51
43% 18.6 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 122
DQ Mixed 41.5
56% 103 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 56.3%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 667 MHz clocked @ 1066 MHz
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
50.3% Above average
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 15.2
MC Mixed 18
53% 18.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 12.8
30% 10.7 GB/s
Latency 85
47% 85 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 50.3%
Great: 88%
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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 13,900 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 39%
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Desktop 54%
Workstation 43%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $502
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