MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 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 44.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics67% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory29.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 01:46
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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-6300-$55
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
44.7% Average
SC Int 65.9
SC Float 55.5
SC Mixed 63.6
49% 61.7 Pts
QC Int 205
QC Float 177
QC Mixed 222
46% 201 Pts
MC Int 324
MC Float 264
MC Mixed 289
44% 292 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
CLim: 1040 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.5.1
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
67% Good
Lighting 205
Reflection 160
Parallax 247
68% 204 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 167
Splatting 179
66% 159 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 67%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$31
233GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 49 43 50 52 54 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
19.6% Very poor
Read 19.5
Write 40.8
Mixed 44.3
SusWrite 48.5
29% 38.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
94% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 19.6%
Great: 71%
WD RE4 1TB (2010)-$40
318GB free
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 93 95 92 91 96 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
56.8% Above average
Read 104
Write 101
Mixed 79
SusWrite 93.6
70% 94.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
220% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 56.8%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1067 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
48.2% Average
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 13.3
MC Mixed 18.3
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 11
26% 9.27 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 83%
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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 15,901 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $509
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