MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 51.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics65.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 21:49
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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-$81
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
51.8% Above average
SC Int 81.2
SC Float 70.3
SC Mixed 73.4
60% 75 Pts
QC Int 257
QC Float 232
QC Mixed 246
56% 245 Pts
MC Int 455
MC Float 380
MC Mixed 442
64% 426 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.8.1
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
65.3% Good
Lighting 194
Reflection 169
Parallax 254
67% 206 fps
MRender 137
Gravity 185
Splatting 122
64% 148 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 442
Write 399
Mixed 358
89% 400 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 65.1
4K Mixed 43.2
141% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 256
192% 257 MB/s
Poor: 71% Great: 123%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$93
846GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 187 186 188 188 189 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 177
Write 151
Mixed 29
SusWrite 188
98% 136 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2.1
384% 2.87 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 105%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
40.6% Average
MC Read 15.7
MC Write 12.5
MC Mixed 14.6
41% 14.3 GB/s
SC Read 8.9
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 10.6
26% 9.17 GB/s
Latency 73.2
55% 73.2 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 62%
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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 15,200 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $532
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