MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (24th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 76 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 54.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics71.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 10:26
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (24th 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-8370-$126
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
54.4% Above average
SC Int 83.3
SC Float 71.2
SC Mixed 76.2
62% 76.9 Pts
QC Int 256
QC Float 256
QC Mixed 269
59% 260 Pts
MC Int 452
MC Float 385
MC Mixed 388
62% 409 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
71.4% Very good
Lighting 231
Reflection 193
Parallax 206
69% 210 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 207
Splatting 161
74% 171 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST1000VM 002-1CT162 1TB
327GB free
Firmware: SC23 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
61.1% Good
Read 102
Write 111
Mixed 101
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 0.81
4K Mixed 0.14
58% 0.54 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
33.3% Below average
MC Read 11.6
MC Write 10.5
MC Mixed 10.4
31% 10.8 GB/s
SC Read 8.5
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 11.1
26% 9.2 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 33.3%
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 16,250 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: 74% - Very good Total price: $501
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