MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 24%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 18.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics60% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive33.8% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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 (14%). 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)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 14 '19 at 19:34
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th 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 1.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
18.5% Very poor
SC Int 26.1
SC Float 23.4
SC Mixed 24.8
20% 24.8 Pts
QC Int 83
QC Float 84.9
QC Mixed 91.2
20% 86.4 Pts
MC Int 143
MC Float 139
MC Mixed 154
22% 145 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 18.5%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$374
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
60% Good
Lighting 141
Reflection 171
Parallax 212
52% 174 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 186
Splatting 122
66% 153 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 60%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 240 GB 240GB
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 101 117 124 142 146 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
33.8% Below average
Read 352
Write 107
Mixed 124
SusWrite 113
38% 174 MB/s
4K Read 13
4K Write 20.8
4K Mixed 1.8
33% 11.9 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 62
DQ Mixed 30.8
38% 68.3 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 33.8%
Great: 53%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 175 175 174 176 176 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 161
Mixed 85.3
SusWrite 175
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
226% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 104%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
30.2% Below average
MC Read 11.1
MC Write 9.3
MC Mixed 12.5
31% 11 GB/s
SC Read 5.4
SC Write 4.9
SC Mixed 7.8
17% 6.03 GB/s
Latency 112
36% 112 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 30.2%
Great: 65%
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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 21,596 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: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $485
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