MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 48.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics24.2% 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 Drive59.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). 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)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141216
Uptime5 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 02:43
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$105
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
48.2% Average
SC Int 76.1
SC Float 66.3
SC Mixed 66.7
56% 69.7 Pts
QC Int 246
QC Float 214
QC Mixed 234
52% 232 Pts
MC Int 386
MC Float 346
MC Mixed 392
56% 375 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 650 Ti Boost-$140
Nvidia(10DE 104C) 2GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
24.2% Poor
Lighting 62.3
Reflection 49.6
Parallax 81.6
21% 64.5 fps
MRender 56.8
Gravity 73.3
Splatting 52.1
26% 60.7 fps
Poor: 22%
This bench: 24.2%
Great: 26%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$85
28GB free
Firmware: 521A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
59.3% Above average
Read 494
Write 156
Mixed 276
68% 309 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 65.3
4K Mixed 12.1
90% 34.5 MB/s
DQ Read 31
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 12.3
34% 69.1 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 78%
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C 1TB-$50
829GB free
Firmware: JP4O Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
74.5% Very good
Read 123
Write 137
Mixed 127
97% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.46
4K Mixed 0.43
105% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ares DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
46.2% Average
MC Read 18.4
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 16.7
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 12.6
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 69.3
58% 69.3 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 46.2%
Great: 72%
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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 14,926 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: 75% - Very good Total price: $501
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