MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 57.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics44.5% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive86.4% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory29.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 02:36
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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-8370-$149
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
57.7% Above average
SC Int 82.2
SC Float 74.2
SC Mixed 81.2
63% 79.2 Pts
QC Int 286
QC Float 254
QC Mixed 278
62% 273 Pts
MC Int 514
MC Float 441
MC Mixed 473
72% 476 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380-$200
CLim: 980 MHz, MLim: 1375 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.6.2
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
44.5% Average
Lighting 137
Reflection 129
Parallax 166
46% 144 fps
MRender 105
Gravity 117
Splatting 82.1
44% 101 fps
Poor: 40%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 48%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
344GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
Read 478
Write 377
Mixed 402
93% 419 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 52.8
4K Mixed 36
126% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 147
DQ Write 92.8
DQ Mixed 53.6
58% 97.9 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 118%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
141GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
87% Excellent
Read 478
Write 377
Mixed 399
93% 418 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 53.9
4K Mixed 36
128% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 96.5
DQ Mixed 55
59% 99.7 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 87%
Great: 118%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$74
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
66.7% Good
Read 116
Write 116
Mixed 119
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.03
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.23
66% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
48% Average
MC Read 19.7
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 17.3
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 12.1
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 65.1
62% 65.1 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 48%
Great: 67%
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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 11,987 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) - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $634
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