MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 59.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics35.7% 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)
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.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory6.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 04 '19 at 09:21
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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-$70
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
59.2% Above average
SC Int 80.4
SC Float 62.6
SC Mixed 76.4
58% 73.1 Pts
QC Int 318
QC Float 283
QC Mixed 297
68% 299 Pts
MC Int 503
MC Float 434
MC Mixed 487
71% 475 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
CLim: 1020 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 19.4.1
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
35.7% Below average
Lighting 0
Reflection 85.2
Parallax 198
22% 94.4 fps
MRender 66.1
Gravity 152
Splatting 94.2
46% 104 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 35.7%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 2.5" 500GB (2009)-$53
409GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 32 35 37 34 36 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
25.4% Poor
Read 53.8
Write 56.5
Mixed 24.8
SusWrite 34.6
31% 42.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.3
60% 0.5 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 25.4%
Great: 44%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
224GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 130 130 129 131 131 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Read 166
Write 156
Mixed 88.5
SusWrite 130
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
241% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
45.3% Average
MC Read 19.2
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 14
45% 15.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 8.7
SC Mixed 12.4
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 64.9
62% 64.9 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 60%
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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 21,576 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $486
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