MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 57.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics44.4% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
High background CPU (23%). 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)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140529
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 01:28
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User COL-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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-8370-$125
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
57.8% Above average
SC Int 84.7
SC Float 71.5
SC Mixed 76.2
62% 77.5 Pts
QC Int 289
QC Float 248
QC Mixed 287
62% 275 Pts
MC Int 478
MC Float 416
MC Mixed 479
69% 457 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
MSI(1462 2775) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1020 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
44.4% Average
Lighting 133
Reflection 78.8
Parallax 175
46% 129 fps
MRender 64.1
Gravity 142
Splatting 91.4
43% 99.1 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 44.4%
Great: 51%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HDE721010SLA330 1TB-$38
537GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ST6OA3BF Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
50.8% Above average
Read 95.3
Write 81.7
Mixed 82
65% 86.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.43
4K Mixed 0.41
98% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 61%
Hitachi HDS721010CLA630 1TB
271GB free
Firmware: JP4OA41A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
52.4% Above average
Read 82
Write 101
Mixed 56.2
59% 79.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.31
4K Write 1.19
4K Mixed 0.26
64% 0.59 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 52.4%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
43% Average
MC Read 16.7
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 14.8
43% 15.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 11.7
28% 9.63 GB/s
Latency 71.6
56% 71.6 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 43%
Great: 70%
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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 17,588 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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