MSI 990FXA GAMING (MS-7893)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 35.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics97.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive94.5% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (74%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7893
MotherboardMSI 990FXA GAMING (MS-7893)  (all builds)
Memory29.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151224
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 18:04
Run Duration180 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 74%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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-$96
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
35.4% Below average
SC Int 49.8
SC Float 52.7
SC Mixed 44.5
39% 49 Pts
QC Int 178
QC Float 181
QC Mixed 180
41% 179 Pts
MC Int 334
MC Float 242
MC Mixed 293
44% 289 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 35.4%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
97.3% Outstanding
Lighting 286
Reflection 286
Parallax 331
93% 301 fps
MRender 183
Gravity 298
Splatting 214
100% 232 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 97.3%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDBNCE5000PNC 500GB
348GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61130WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 325 378 404 411 403 408 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
Read 468
Write 431
Mixed 361
SusWrite 388
93% 412 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 64.9
4K Mixed 40.1
132% 45.2 MB/s
DQ Read 248
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 246
184% 244 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 114%
OCZ Trion 100 240GB-$138
222GB free
Firmware: SAFM11.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 112 121 112 112 112 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
62.9% Good
Read 462
Write 408
Mixed 331
SusWrite 128
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 37.3
4K Mixed 25.4
80% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 170
152% 231 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 75%
Seagate Barracuda Green 1TB-$48
190GB free
Firmware: CC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 109 111 112 112 109 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
64.9% Good
Read 116
Write 111
Mixed 58.7
SusWrite 110
72% 99 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 64.9%
Great: 75%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$66
927GB free
Firmware: HP64
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 115 114 116 115 116 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
64% Good
Read 108
Write 108
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 115
72% 98 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 64%
Great: 68%
PNY USB 3.0 FD 32GB
29GB free, PID 00ed
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 187
Write 83
Mixed 36.2
105% 102 MB/s
4K Read 7.7
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
29% 2.57 MB/s
Poor: 7% Great: 35%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
40.6% Average
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 14.3
42% 14.7 GB/s
SC Read 7
SC Write 7
SC Mixed 9.8
23% 7.93 GB/s
Latency 83.2
48% 83.2 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical 990FXA GAMING (MS-7893) Builds (Compare 2,358 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
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Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI 990FXA GAMING (MS-7893)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $455
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