MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 57%
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 50.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics74.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 00:08
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$78
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
50.6% Above average
SC Int 79.4
SC Float 71.5
SC Mixed 76.6
61% 75.8 Pts
QC Int 252
QC Float 218
QC Mixed 244
54% 238 Pts
MC Int 335
MC Float 289
MC Mixed 327
48% 317 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$335
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
74.3% Very good
Lighting 230
Reflection 202
Parallax 234
72% 222 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 218
Splatting 163
76% 177 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 79%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
433GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 146
Mixed 137
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 2.27
4K Mixed 0.25
98% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
27.2% Poor
MC Read 9.1
MC Write 8.4
MC Mixed 7.8
24% 8.43 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 8.5
25% 8.63 GB/s
Latency 74.1
54% 74.1 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 27.2%
Great: 61%
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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 13,900 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop 54%
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $502
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