MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 60.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics79.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive78.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). 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)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 00:12
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-$87
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
60.9% Good
SC Int 86.3
SC Float 73
SC Mixed 77
63% 78.8 Pts
QC Int 335
QC Float 286
QC Mixed 309
70% 310 Pts
MC Int 511
MC Float 438
MC Mixed 498
72% 482 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
79.6% Very good
Lighting 247
Reflection 225
Parallax 246
76% 239 fps
MRender 174
Gravity 232
Splatting 163
82% 190 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 88%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
78.6% Very good
Read 495
Write 390
Mixed 404
96% 430 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 52.8
4K Mixed 20.1
106% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 38.6
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 20.3
34% 62.3 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16G-D3-2400-MR 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
27.6% Poor
MC Read 9
MC Write 8.8
MC Mixed 7.9
24% 8.57 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 7.8
SC Mixed 8.5
24% 8.5 GB/s
Latency 70.3
57% 70.3 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 27.6%
Great: 88%
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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 17,553 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: 77% - Very good Total price: $484
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