MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 25%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (4th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 96 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 extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 20.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics61.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive62.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). 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)
Memory21.7 GB free of 24 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140529
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 14:53
Run Duration96 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing way below expectations (4th 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-$114
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
20.7% Poor
SC Int 27.5
SC Float 24.6
SC Mixed 26.6
21% 26.2 Pts
QC Int 109
QC Float 96
QC Mixed 105
24% 103 Pts
MC Int 174
MC Float 138
MC Mixed 163
24% 158 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 20.7%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390X-$529
CLim: 1060 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.11.4
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
61.2% Good
Lighting 100
Reflection 104
Parallax 266
50% 157 fps
MRender 131
Gravity 185
Splatting 180
70% 166 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 76%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
26GB free
Firmware: EMT0
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
62.6% Good
Read 444
Write 348
Mixed 374
87% 389 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 29.5
4K Mixed 14.7
72% 23.1 MB/s
DQ Read 40.4
DQ Write 54.6
DQ Mixed 13.7
20% 36.2 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 62.6%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CT102464BA160B.C16 Samsung M378B5273DH0-CH9 CT102464BA160B.C16 Samsung M378B5273DH0-CH9 24GB
800, 667, 800, 667 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
29.6% Poor
MC Read 11.4
MC Write 9.3
MC Mixed 11.3
30% 10.7 GB/s
SC Read 5.5
SC Write 4.6
SC Mixed 7.4
17% 5.83 GB/s
Latency 105
38% 105 ns
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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 10,887 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
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: $635
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