MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
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 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 40.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics30% 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 Drive31.7% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
High background CPU (26%). 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)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 17:45
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 26%

 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-8350-$80
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
40.1% Average
SC Int 67.6
SC Float 64.9
SC Mixed 57.7
51% 63.4 Pts
QC Int 204
QC Float 210
QC Mixed 198
46% 204 Pts
MC Int 334
MC Float 324
MC Mixed 262
46% 307 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$170
EVGA(3842 1956) 2GB
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
30% Below average
Lighting 77.5
Reflection 84.4
Parallax 93.2
26% 85 fps
MRender 73.3
Gravity 88.9
Splatting 71
33% 77.7 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 30%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$53
114GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32070RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 101 90 83 85 119 MB/s
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
31.7% Below average
Read 181
Write 84
Mixed 4.8
SusWrite 98
20% 92 MB/s
4K Read 12.2
4K Write 12.7
4K Mixed 6.3
33% 10.4 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 0.1
55% 131 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 31.7%
Great: 87%
Toshiba X300 5TB-$135
2.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 166 164 170 168 167 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 57% Great: 110%
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 below expectations (21st percentile)
46.6% Average
MC Read 20
MC Write 13.7
MC Mixed 16.9
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 8.6
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 9.9
25% 8.9 GB/s
Latency 69.2
58% 69.2 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 46.6%
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 18,560 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: 78% - Very good Total price: $480
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