MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 59.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics37.5% 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)
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory9.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 01:18
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 way above expectations (87th percentile)
59.1% Above average
SC Int 81.3
SC Float 72.2
SC Mixed 76.2
61% 76.6 Pts
QC Int 314
QC Float 280
QC Mixed 296
67% 296 Pts
MC Int 504
MC Float 424
MC Mixed 492
71% 473 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$170
CLim: 1568 MHz, MLim: 1777 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
37.5% Below average
Lighting 117
Reflection 96.2
Parallax 108
35% 107 fps
MRender 85.6
Gravity 107
Splatting 81.2
39% 91.3 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 37.5%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Trion 150 240GB-$196
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFZ12.3
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 3,366
Write 4,464
Mixed 3,795
871% 3,875 MB/s
4K Read 290
4K Write 209
4K Mixed 246
866% 249 MB/s
DQ Read 739
DQ Write 573
DQ Mixed 593
461% 635 MB/s
Poor: 50% Great: 94%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
360GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 136 138 137 136 139 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
Read 152
Write 142
Mixed 76
SusWrite 137
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.1
236% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5403-046.A00LF 9905403-511.A00LF 99U5403-046.A00LF 9905403-511.A00LF 16GB
667, 667, 667, 667 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
44.1% Average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 15
MC Mixed 15.1
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 11.7
28% 9.73 GB/s
Latency 71.2
56% 71.2 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 52%
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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 15,291 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: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $532
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