MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 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 49.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics40.4% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive49.1% 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.
Very high background CPU (36%). 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 @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 30 '18 at 01:35
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 36%

 PC Performing below expectations (20th 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-$92
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
49.9% Average
SC Int 72.9
SC Float 64.7
SC Mixed 61.1
53% 66.2 Pts
QC Int 267
QC Float 232
QC Mixed 256
57% 252 Pts
MC Int 406
MC Float 339
MC Mixed 411
58% 385 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 49.9%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
Gigabyte(1458 36AD) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
40.4% Average
Lighting 138
Reflection 111
Parallax 122
41% 124 fps
MRender 79.6
Gravity 117
Splatting 80.5
40% 92.5 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$64
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 65 75 63 62 62 MB/s
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
49.1% Average
Read 238
Write 142
Mixed 158
SusWrite 69.3
34% 152 MB/s
4K Read 16.7
4K Write 60.4
4K Mixed 29.2
95% 35.4 MB/s
DQ Read 103
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 89.7
78% 115 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 75%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$92
323GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 125 128 129 128 129 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
61.2% Good
Read 85.3
Write 97.5
Mixed 54.5
SusWrite 128
67% 91.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.2
212% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 77%
Sony Micro Vault Mach USB 3.0 16GB-$42
14GB free, PID 05b9
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8.2 7.3 8.4 8.4 8.4 8.4 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
7.62% Terrible
Read 30
Write 13.7
Mixed 5.2
SusWrite 8.2
16% 14.3 MB/s
4K Read 5
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.1
25% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 7.62%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
24.8% Poor
MC Read 7.9
MC Write 8.1
MC Mixed 7.5
22% 7.83 GB/s
SC Read 6.5
SC Write 6.4
SC Mixed 7.3
19% 6.73 GB/s
Latency 76.8
52% 76.8 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 24.8%
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 16,860 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: $494
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