MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 47.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics0.25% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (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 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 02 '19 at 03:26
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8350-$99
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
47.6% Average
1-Core 77
2-Core 147
53% 112 Pts
4-Core 266
8-Core 420
44% 343 Pts
64-Core 434
29% 434 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 47.6%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 8400 GS
Asus(1043 82BC) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 341.74
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
0.25% Terrible
Lighting 1.9
Reflection 3.5
Parallax 0.7
0% 2.03 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.25%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD1501FASS-00U0B 1.5TB
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.00101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 78 66 54 68 62 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
22.7% Poor
Read 14.7
Write 51
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 64.3
29% 39.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
26% 0.27 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 22.7%
Great: 83%
Patriot Supersonic Boost XT USB 3.0 16GB-$9
11GB free, PID 5100
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.6 8.2 15 15 6.8 7.3 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
9.35% Terrible
Read 29.2
Write 7.7
Mixed 11.8
SusWrite 9.8
17% 14.6 MB/s
4K Read 4.8
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.8
65% 2.07 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 9.35%
Great: 19%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
30.8% Below average
MC Read 10.4
MC Write 10.1
MC Mixed 8.9
28% 9.8 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 10.2
27% 9.53 GB/s
Latency 72.7
55% 72.7 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 30.8%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical 970 GAMING (MS-7693) Builds (Compare 24,066 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $404
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