MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 22.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics1.15% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory3.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors, 1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '19 at 01:27
Run Duration180 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 100%

 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-8150-$183
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
22.3% Poor
SC Int 19.9
SC Float 23.6
SC Mixed 25.4
18% 23 Pts
QC Int 101
QC Float 106
QC Mixed 113
24% 106 Pts
MC Int 215
MC Float 198
MC Mixed 233
32% 216 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 22.3%
Great: 55%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 7100 GS
XFX(1682 2234) 256MB
Ram: 256MB, Driver: 309.8
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
0.05% Terrible
Lighting 0.4
Reflection 0.6
Parallax 0.3
0% 0.43 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.05%
Great: 0%
Nvidia GeForce 210
Gigabyte(1458 3530) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 309.8
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
1.15% Terrible
Lighting 3.1
Reflection 5.6
Parallax 1.5
1% 3.4 fps
MRender 4.5
Gravity 2.3
Splatting 3.7
1% 3.5 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.15%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M500 120GB-$150
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU05
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
Read 275
Write 73
Mixed 169
38% 172 MB/s
4K Read 9.4
4K Write 19
4K Mixed 13.4
42% 13.9 MB/s
DQ Read 130
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 108
84% 115 MB/s
Poor: 48% Great: 77%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
116GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 184
Write 91.3
Mixed 79.5
88% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
190% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 52% Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905403-198.A00LF EWB4GB681CA3-16IC 8GB
667, 800 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
20.3% Poor
MC Read 8.5
MC Write 7.6
MC Mixed 6.8
22% 7.63 GB/s
SC Read 2.9
SC Write 3.5
SC Mixed 3.5
9% 3.3 GB/s
Latency 190
21% 190 ns
Poor: 16%
This bench: 20.3%
Great: 28%
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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 970 GAMING (MS-7693) Builds (Compare 19,700 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $472
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