MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 58.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics73.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). 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)
Memory18.9 GB free of 24 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime8 Days
Run DateMay 15 '19 at 19:43
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-8370-$129
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
58.7% Above average
SC Int 82.7
SC Float 73
SC Mixed 75.6
62% 77.1 Pts
QC Int 321
QC Float 262
QC Mixed 295
66% 293 Pts
MC Int 496
MC Float 425
MC Mixed 478
70% 466 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$208
Device(0000 0000) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
73.9% Very good
Lighting 234
Reflection 199
Parallax 212
70% 215 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 216
Splatting 170
77% 179 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$92
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 492
Write 443
Mixed 368
97% 435 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 81.7
4K Mixed 50.6
168% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 255
191% 256 MB/s
Poor: 73% Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$31
272GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 126 128 126 130 130 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
Read 185
Write 154
Mixed 86.3
SusWrite 128
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
163% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8G F3-12800CL9-4GBXL KHX1600C10D3/8G F3-12800CL9-4GBXL 24GB
800, 800, 800, 800 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
46.9% Average
MC Read 18.9
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 16.8
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 9.5
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 12.5
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 72.9
55% 72.9 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 46.9%
Great: 51%
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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 21,057 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: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $471
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HDDRAMUSB
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