MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 28%
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation 30%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 50.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics28.2% 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 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 02:10
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-8320E-$106
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
50.2% Above average
SC Int 80.3
SC Float 69.1
SC Mixed 73.9
60% 74.4 Pts
QC Int 249
QC Float 217
QC Mixed 237
53% 234 Pts
MC Int 411
MC Float 355
MC Mixed 404
59% 390 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 50.2%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon RX 560
Device(1DA2 E348) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1226 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.3.2
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
28.2% Poor
Lighting 77.9
Reflection 78.5
Parallax 105
27% 87.1 fps
MRender 60.6
Gravity 73.6
Splatting 72.3
29% 68.8 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 28.2%
Great: 30%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
706GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
83.7% Excellent
Read 186
Write 105
Mixed 140
108% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 5.32
4K Mixed 0.99
241% 2.36 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
50.3% Above average
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 15.6
MC Mixed 18.2
51% 18 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 12.8
31% 10.7 GB/s
Latency 65
62% 65 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 50.3%
Great: 63%
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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 14,021 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop 54%
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $497
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