MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 56.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics72.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive75.4% 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 (31%). 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)
Memory2.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime4.4 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 23:35
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 31%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$119
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
56.9% Above average
SC Int 77.7
SC Float 67.9
SC Mixed 75.6
59% 73.7 Pts
QC Int 299
QC Float 254
QC Mixed 279
63% 277 Pts
MC Int 499
MC Float 445
MC Mixed 500
72% 481 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1645 MHz, MLim: 1883 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
72.2% Very good
Lighting 221
Reflection 204
Parallax 221
68% 215 fps
MRender 169
Gravity 208
Splatting 145
75% 174 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 250GB-$160
170GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
75.4% Very good
Read 508
Write 367
Mixed 433
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 51.1
4K Mixed 28.4
99% 34.3 MB/s
DQ Read 25.5
DQ Write 62.6
DQ Mixed 17.6
21% 35.2 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 100%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$82
1TB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
57.2% Above average
Read 106
Write 93.7
Mixed 89
72% 96.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.47
117% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 57.2%
Great: 67%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$39
456GB free
Firmware: HP35 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
64.9% Good
Read 122
Write 104
Mixed 100
82% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.55
125% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 64.9%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
26.6% Poor
MC Read 8.8
MC Write 8.4
MC Mixed 7.9
24% 8.37 GB/s
SC Read 7.7
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 8.1
22% 7.83 GB/s
Latency 73.9
54% 73.9 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 26.6%
Great: 62%
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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 13,308 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: 74% - Very good Total price: $509
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