MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 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 59.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot Drive53.3% 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)
Memory5.8 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 02:28
Run Duration65 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU10%

 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 above expectations (83rd percentile)
59.7% Above average
SC Int 88.4
SC Float 76.8
SC Mixed 79.3
65% 81.5 Pts
QC Int 309
QC Float 273
QC Mixed 294
66% 292 Pts
MC Int 520
MC Float 458
MC Mixed 512
75% 497 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 65%
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
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
53.3% Above average
Read 507
Write 237
Mixed 246
72% 330 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 14
4K Mixed 10.7
55% 15.7 MB/s
DQ Read 25.2
DQ Write 76.4
DQ Mixed 11
20% 37.5 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 800 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
45.3% Average
MC Read 19.2
MC Write 15
MC Mixed 14.7
47% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 4.9
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 12
24% 8.37 GB/s
Latency 65.1
61% 65.1 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 45.3%
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 10,042 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: 67% - Good Total price: $623
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