MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 29%
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation 23%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (12th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 88 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 a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 38.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics36.1% 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 Drive71.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
Very high background CPU (33%). 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)
Memory2.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141216
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 02:30
Run Duration93 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing way below expectations (12th 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-$78
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
38.5% Below average
SC Int 59.8
SC Float 55.1
SC Mixed 54.8
45% 56.6 Pts
QC Int 194
QC Float 180
QC Mixed 200
43% 191 Pts
MC Int 274
MC Float 228
MC Mixed 175
34% 226 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 38.5%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280-$185
CLim: 940 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
36.1% Below average
Lighting 123
Reflection 77.1
Parallax 162
42% 121 fps
MRender 50.2
Gravity 95.9
Splatting 71.6
31% 72.6 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 36.1%
Great: 45%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$87
10GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
71.8% Very good
Read 479
Write 377
Mixed 395
93% 417 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 45.2
4K Mixed 18.4
93% 31.2 MB/s
DQ Read 34.5
DQ Write 54.8
DQ Mixed 17.9
21% 35.7 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-012.A00LF 9905471-006.A00LF 8GB
667, 667 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
19.7% Very poor
MC Read 7.1
MC Write 5.9
MC Mixed 5.6
18% 6.2 GB/s
SC Read 5.5
SC Write 4.5
SC Mixed 5.2
14% 5.07 GB/s
Latency 90.2
44% 90.2 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 19.7%
Great: 52%
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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 13,960 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop 54%
Workstation 43%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $507
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