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 (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 60.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive54% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). 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)
Memory5.5 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 02:40
Run Duration66 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$95
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
60.8% Good
SC Int 85.2
SC Float 75.1
SC Mixed 82
65% 80.8 Pts
QC Int 312
QC Float 269
QC Mixed 297
66% 293 Pts
MC Int 526
MC Float 449
MC Mixed 514
75% 496 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 65%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB-$168
249GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
54% Above average
Read 505
Write 214
Mixed 244
70% 321 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 17.9
4K Mixed 10.3
49% 15.3 MB/s
DQ Read 190
DQ Write 80.7
DQ Mixed 44.3
57% 105 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 54%
Great: 63%
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 (22nd percentile)
44% Average
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 13.9
44% 15.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 11.5
28% 9.9 GB/s
Latency 66.7
60% 66.7 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 44%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $501
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