MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 52.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics65.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 (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)
Memory3.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime4.2 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 00:57
Run Duration207 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-8320-$99
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
52.3% Above average
SC Int 79.2
SC Float 65.2
SC Mixed 69.1
57% 71.2 Pts
QC Int 277
QC Float 238
QC Mixed 258
58% 258 Pts
MC Int 434
MC Float 397
MC Mixed 443
64% 425 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$250
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
65.4% Good
Lighting 200
Reflection 171
Parallax 214
63% 195 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 187
Splatting 126
67% 154 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 480GB-$138
102GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
67.5% Good
Read 476
Write 410
Mixed 453
100% 446 MB/s
4K Read 15
4K Write 58.2
4K Mixed 5.32
60% 26.2 MB/s
DQ Read 152
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 5.61
43% 100 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 80%
Seagate ST3200827AS 200GB-$54
83GB free
Firmware: 3.AHH Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
31.3% Below average
Read 59.2
Write 49.8
Mixed 50.6
40% 53.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.32
74% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 36%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
778GB free, PID a00c
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
41.2% Average
Read 95.6
Write 102
Mixed 73.4
115% 90.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.2
63% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 42%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
437GB free, PID a00c
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
32.6% Below average
Read 67.5
Write 81.2
Mixed 57.6
89% 68.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.15
63% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 32.6%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 CMZ4GX3M1A1600C9 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 CMZ4GX3M1A1600C9 16GB
800, 800, 800, 800 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
47.3% Average
MC Read 19
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 16.8
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 13.1
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 90%
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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 10,108 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
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: $638
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