MSI 970A SLI Krait Edition (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 46.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics22.1% 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 Drive69.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A SLI Krait Edition (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory4.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151208
Uptime2.8 Days
Run DateAug 17 '18 at 23:03
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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-6350 Six-Core-$256
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
46.8% Average
SC Int 65.5
SC Float 66.9
SC Mixed 69.8
54% 67.4 Pts
QC Int 253
QC Float 210
QC Mixed 224
52% 229 Pts
MC Int 312
MC Float 296
MC Mixed 325
47% 311 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
22.1% Poor
Lighting 67.2
Reflection 43.8
Parallax 69.8
21% 60.3 fps
MRender 51.9
Gravity 66.2
Splatting 38.3
23% 52.1 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 22.1%
Great: 25%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY SSD2SC480G1CS2754D117-514 480GB
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS211101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 237 235 144 150 135 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
69.5% Good
Read 449
Write 387
Mixed 292
SusWrite 186
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 47.5
4K Mixed 29.6
97% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 232
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 182
147% 208 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR3 2133 C9 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
27.5% Poor
MC Read 9.2
MC Write 8.8
MC Mixed 8.4
25% 8.8 GB/s
SC Read 7.8
SC Write 6.4
SC Mixed 8.5
22% 7.57 GB/s
Latency 73
55% 73 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 27.5%
Great: 46%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970A SLI Krait Edition (MS-7693) Builds (Compare 2,800 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI 970A SLI Krait Edition (MS-7693)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $384
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