MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
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 (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '19 at 19:21
Run Duration206 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8350-$130
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
71.2% Very good
Memory 89.2
1-Core 81.3
2-Core 152
67% 107 Pts
4-Core 288
8-Core 442
47% 365 Pts
64-Core 520
35% 520 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$67
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 33 35 37 39 39 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 33% Great: 74%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$70
103GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 335 234 191 192 197 240 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
Read 484
Write 210
Mixed 440
SusWrite 232
76% 342 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 81.7
4K Mixed 50.6
167% 57 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 13.9
DQ Mixed 37.2
55% 111 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 131%
WD Blue 320GB (2008)-$24
290GB free
Firmware: 12.01B02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 56 56 57 57 56 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
32.5% Below average
Read 56.3
Write 54
Mixed 44
SusWrite 56.3
39% 52.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
183% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 32.5%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 800 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing below potential (17th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
50.4% Above average
MC Read 20.6
MC Write 16
MC Mixed 17.6
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 8.9
SC Mixed 13.8
32% 11.1 GB/s
Latency 68.3
59% 68.3 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 64%

 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 4,683 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Below average Total price: $610
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