MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 60.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics81.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive91.5% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 23:39
Run Duration96 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$115
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
60.9% Good
SC Int 84.6
SC Float 73.9
SC Mixed 79.7
64% 79.4 Pts
QC Int 337
QC Float 285
QC Mixed 300
70% 307 Pts
MC Int 539
MC Float 459
MC Mixed 527
76% 508 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
EVGA(3842 6267) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2164 MHz, MLim: 2239 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 385.28
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Lighting 262
Reflection 223
Parallax 239
78% 242 fps
MRender 170
Gravity 238
Splatting 178
84% 195 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 79%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$290
611GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 385
Mixed 404
95% 428 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 55.1
4K Mixed 38.2
133% 43.2 MB/s
DQ Read 181
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 69.9
75% 126 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 119%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 800 MHz clocked @ 1066 MHz
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
53.6% Above average
MC Read 22.7
MC Write 15.9
MC Mixed 19.4
55% 19.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.9
SC Write 8.9
SC Mixed 14
32% 11.3 GB/s
Latency 63.9
63% 63.9 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 53.6%
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 10,034 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) - $87

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $628
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