MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 52.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
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. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
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 (37th 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-$93
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
52.6% Above average
SC Int 83.2
SC Float 78.9
SC Mixed 81.3
56% 81.1 Pts
QC Int 293
QC Float 268
QC Mixed 288
51% 283 Pts
MC Int 520
MC Float 444
MC Mixed 520
34% 494 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 54%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$45
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: 34% Great: 73%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$70
103GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 335 234 191 192 197 240 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd 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: 78%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 129%
WD Blue 320GB (2008)-$17
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: 24%
This bench: 32.5%
Great: 60%
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 way below expectations (18th percentile)
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: 41%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 66%
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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 22,364 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
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Desktop
Desktop 51%
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Workstation
Workstation 38%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $447
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