MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 48.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics42.3% 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 Drive69.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Very high background CPU (46%). 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)
Memory0.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 03:05
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 46%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-6300-$65
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
48.5% Average
SC Int 75.5
SC Float 70.2
SC Mixed 70.8
58% 72.2 Pts
QC Int 203
QC Float 210
QC Mixed 235
49% 216 Pts
MC Int 364
MC Float 321
MC Mixed 346
52% 344 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 670-$435
MSI(1462 2842) 2GB
CLim: 1280 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
42.3% Average
Lighting 113
Reflection 90.3
Parallax 143
38% 116 fps
MRender 101
Gravity 129
Splatting 82.2
45% 104 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 44%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$163
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
69.3% Good
Read 488
Write 267
Mixed 360
82% 372 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 43.1
4K Mixed 27
96% 31.8 MB/s
DQ Read 104
DQ Write 72.9
DQ Mixed 41.4
44% 72.9 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
27.3% Poor
MC Read 9.3
MC Write 8.9
MC Mixed 8.3
25% 8.83 GB/s
SC Read 7.9
SC Write 7
SC Mixed 7.9
22% 7.6 GB/s
Latency 79.3
50% 79.3 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 27.3%
Great: 71%
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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 16,774 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $477
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