MSI 990FXA GAMING (MS-7893)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 60.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics41.2% 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 Drive85.4% 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7893
MotherboardMSI 990FXA GAMING (MS-7893)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150729
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 22:29
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$123
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.35 GHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
60.9% Good
SC Int 87.4
SC Float 75.8
SC Mixed 81.1
65% 81.4 Pts
QC Int 314
QC Float 269
QC Mixed 298
67% 294 Pts
MC Int 546
MC Float 465
MC Mixed 528
77% 513 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
41.2% Average
Lighting 140
Reflection 113
Parallax 126
42% 126 fps
MRender 84
Gravity 118
Splatting 80.6
41% 94.3 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ ARC 100 480GB-$168
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 412 422 359 429 364 412 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
Read 404
Write 437
Mixed 303
SusWrite 400
87% 386 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 60.4
4K Mixed 31
108% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 213
DQ Mixed 222
175% 246 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 101%
Adata SP900 256GB-$190
106GB free
Firmware: 5.8.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 214 216 204 217 226 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
78.2% Very good
Read 380
Write 272
Mixed 295
SusWrite 215
65% 290 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 65.6
4K Mixed 35.5
125% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 231
180% 246 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 89%
Hitachi HDS5C3020ALA632 2TB-$270
900GB free
Firmware: ML6OA580
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 102 101 99 103 103 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
62.5% Good
Read 117
Write 117
Mixed 63.3
SusWrite 101
73% 99.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR3 2133 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
50.2% Above average
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 15
MC Mixed 17.6
51% 17.9 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 8.6
SC Mixed 13.3
31% 11 GB/s
Latency 65.1
62% 65.1 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 50.2%
Great: 56%
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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 2,016 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
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Desktop
Desktop 55%
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Workstation
Workstation 45%
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Motherboard: MSI 990FXA GAMING (MS-7893)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $430
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