MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 59.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics78.2% 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 Drive77.2% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 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 03:12
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
59.6% Above average
SC Int 86.6
SC Float 73.5
SC Mixed 79.7
64% 79.9 Pts
QC Int 290
QC Float 276
QC Mixed 293
65% 286 Pts
MC Int 508
MC Float 439
MC Mixed 502
73% 483 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
78.2% Very good
Lighting 246
Reflection 226
Parallax 245
76% 239 fps
MRender 171
Gravity 226
Splatting 159
80% 185 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 88%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
24GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
77.2% Very good
Read 492
Write 385
Mixed 400
95% 426 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 52.2
4K Mixed 21
107% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 37.7
DQ Write 71.8
DQ Mixed 61.7
45% 57 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16G-D3-2400-MR 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 667 MHz clocked @ 1066 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
36% Below average
MC Read 12.6
MC Write 12.4
MC Mixed 10.4
34% 11.8 GB/s
SC Read 10.6
SC Write 7.6
SC Mixed 11.3
28% 9.83 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 36%
Great: 87%
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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 13,249 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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