MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 53.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics66.4% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). 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)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 19:36
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-8300-$91
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
53.4% Above average
SC Int 77
SC Float 70.5
SC Mixed 60.2
55% 69.2 Pts
QC Int 277
QC Float 260
QC Mixed 276
61% 271 Pts
MC Int 516
MC Float 427
MC Mixed 510
73% 485 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1310 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.12.2
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
66.4% Good
Lighting 174
Reflection 164
Parallax 269
64% 202 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 196
Splatting 129
68% 157 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 66.4%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$41
767GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 127 140 148 153 151 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
Read 151
Write 144
Mixed 79.8
SusWrite 139
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
201% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
46.7% Average
MC Read 18.9
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 16.7
48% 16.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 12.3
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 71.2
56% 71.2 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 46.7%
Great: 63%
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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 18,853 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $470
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