MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 55.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics67.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive83.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 18:58
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$90
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
55.5% Above average
SC Int 79.4
SC Float 68
SC Mixed 74.3
59% 73.9 Pts
QC Int 281
QC Float 236
QC Mixed 268
60% 262 Pts
MC Int 498
MC Float 429
MC Mixed 504
72% 477 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1342 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.3.4
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
67.8% Good
Lighting 198
Reflection 179
Parallax 265
69% 214 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 189
Splatting 131
67% 155 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$117
367GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
Read 514
Write 389
Mixed 414
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 59
4K Mixed 21
114% 39 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 21.2
46% 94.2 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 129%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$75
3TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 197
Write 183
Mixed 172
138% 184 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.93
4K Mixed 0.24
96% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 109%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-054.A00LF 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
47.6% Average
MC Read 19.6
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 16.5
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 12.4
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 68.7
58% 68.7 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 47.6%
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 16,947 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: $492
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