MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 25%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (9th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 91 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 extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 18.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics72.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive75.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 14 '18 at 20:52
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing way below expectations (9th 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-$89
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
18.3% Very poor
SC Int 27.4
SC Float 24.2
SC Mixed 25.4
20% 25.7 Pts
QC Int 91.3
QC Float 79.6
QC Mixed 86.9
20% 85.9 Pts
MC Int 170
MC Float 143
MC Mixed 167
24% 160 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 18.3%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-X-$781
CLim: 1050 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.6.1
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
72.3% Very good
Lighting 89.7
Reflection 96.4
Parallax 367
59% 184 fps
MRender 124
Gravity 269
Splatting 171
82% 188 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$100
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 326 342 359 361 275 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
75.4% Very good
Read 446
Write 416
Mixed 364
SusWrite 320
87% 386 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 33.9
4K Mixed 31.7
100% 30.9 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 137
DQ Mixed 152
114% 152 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 134%
Seagate 600 240GB-$215
61GB free
Firmware: C675
SusWrite @10s intervals: 252 322 354 368 369 372 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
64.2% Good
Read 413
Write 383
Mixed 319
SusWrite 339
82% 364 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 25.5
4K Mixed 19.9
64% 20.6 MB/s
DQ Read 178
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 162
120% 159 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 100%
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 way below expectations (4th percentile)
31.5% Below average
MC Read 11.8
MC Write 9.4
MC Mixed 13
33% 11.4 GB/s
SC Read 5.8
SC Write 4.8
SC Mixed 7.7
17% 6.1 GB/s
Latency 101
40% 101 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 31.5%
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 15,974 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: 80% - Excellent Total price: $459
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