MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 55.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics61.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive28.5% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (21%). 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)
Memory6.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateOct 31 '17 at 01:02
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-$120
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
55.5% Above average
SC Int 83.7
SC Float 71.6
SC Mixed 76.1
62% 77.1 Pts
QC Int 281
QC Float 241
QC Mixed 268
60% 263 Pts
MC Int 496
MC Float 425
MC Mixed 486
71% 469 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$275
Nvidia(10DE 1131) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
61.2% Good
Lighting 184
Reflection 168
Parallax 185
57% 179 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 173
Splatting 127
64% 150 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
17GB free
Firmware: 506ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
28.5% Poor
Read 127
Write 80.3
Mixed 72.3
21% 93.3 MB/s
4K Read 12.5
4K Write 56.1
4K Mixed 6.7
57% 25.1 MB/s
DQ Read 12.6
DQ Write 87.2
DQ Mixed 6.63
18% 35.5 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 28.5%
Great: 64%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$96
2.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 138
Mixed 136
113% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.12
4K Mixed 0.28
100% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 89%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1866C10D3/4G KHX1866C10D3/4G KHX1600C9D3/4GX KHX1600C9D3/4GX 16GB
933, 933, 800, 800 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
46.4% Average
MC Read 19.1
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 16.5
47% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 10.9
28% 9.67 GB/s
Latency 67.6
59% 67.6 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 46.4%
Great: 80%
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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 10,230 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: 67% - Good Total price: $643
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