MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 63.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive50.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 02:15
Run Duration66 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
63.4% Good
SC Int 90.7
SC Float 78.3
SC Mixed 83.7
67% 84.2 Pts
QC Int 338
QC Float 297
QC Mixed 313
72% 316 Pts
MC Int 549
MC Float 467
MC Mixed 538
78% 518 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 63.4%
Great: 64%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB-$155
249GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
50.7% Above average
Read 506
Write 232
Mixed 221
70% 320 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 15.9
4K Mixed 9.28
53% 15.5 MB/s
DQ Read 23.7
DQ Write 17.3
DQ Mixed 10.8
11% 17.3 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
45% Average
MC Read 18.4
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 14.1
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 8.7
SC Mixed 12.6
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 45%
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 13,913 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
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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