MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 48.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics50.8% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive165% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 02 '19 at 23:11
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8350-$130
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
48.6% Average
1-Core 74.9
2-Core 140
51% 107 Pts
4-Core 263
8-Core 490
47% 376 Pts
64-Core 478
32% 478 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$105
CLim: 1300 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.8.2
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
50.8% Above average
Lighting 192
Reflection 166
Parallax 245
50% 201 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 185
Splatting 122
51% 148 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 53%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB
298GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXA74H0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 826 857 875 891 885 888 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
165% Outstanding
Read 956
Write 888
Mixed 470
SusWrite 870
179% 796 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 87.3
4K Mixed 54.2
177% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 471
DQ Write 359
DQ Mixed 434
319% 421 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 165%
Great: 330%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
44.5% Average
MC Read 18.4
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 14.3
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 8.7
SC Mixed 12
29% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 69.9
57% 69.9 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 88%
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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 27,699 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

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