MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 45.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics36.3% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive60.9% 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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory9.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateFeb 15 '18 at 00:06
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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-$60
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
45.9% Average
SC Int 75.2
SC Float 64.3
SC Mixed 67.7
55% 69.1 Pts
QC Int 231
QC Float 204
QC Mixed 226
50% 220 Pts
MC Int 286
MC Float 251
MC Mixed 280
41% 272 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 45.9%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
36.3% Below average
Lighting 111
Reflection 75.8
Parallax 111
34% 99.3 fps
MRender 74.8
Gravity 108
Splatting 79
38% 87.4 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 36.3%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LE SSD 960GB
693GB free
Firmware: SAFC12.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
60.9% Good
Read 495
Write 324
Mixed 330
85% 383 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 33
4K Mixed 8.77
66% 22.2 MB/s
DQ Read 26.9
DQ Write 84.8
DQ Mixed 42
36% 51.2 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 83%
Seagate Expansion 500GB
364GB free, PID 2320
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
15% Very poor
Read 30.4
Write 29.3
Mixed 29.6
38% 29.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.33
4K Mixed 0.35
59% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 15%
Great: 39%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT102464BA160B.C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
43.3% Average
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 12.3
MC Mixed 16
45% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 8.9
SC Write 7.5
SC Mixed 10.6
26% 9 GB/s
Latency 76.7
52% 76.7 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 43.3%
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 15,451 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $496
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