MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 49.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics33.6% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive16.4% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 6 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20141216
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 12 '19 at 14:07
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8350-$75
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
49.3% Average
1-Core 73.7
2-Core 143
51% 108 Pts
4-Core 272
8-Core 446
46% 359 Pts
64-Core 428
29% 428 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
Gigabyte(1458 368F) 2GB
CLim: 1481 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
33.6% Below average
Lighting 140
Reflection 118
Parallax 131
37% 130 fps
MRender 82.6
Gravity 124
Splatting 84.4
34% 97 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 33.6%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Burst 240GB
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 50 143 86 96 40 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
16.4% Very poor
Read 205
Write 158
Mixed 10.7
SusWrite 76
25% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 9.5
4K Mixed 0.5
6% 3.4 MB/s
DQ Read 25.1
DQ Write 62.1
DQ Mixed 30.4
27% 39.2 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 16.4%
Great: 94%
Hitachi HDS721010DLE630 1TB-$150
824GB free
Firmware: MS2OA5R0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 55 147 87 97 40 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
67.2% Good
Read 156
Write 169
Mixed 32
SusWrite 78
79% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
118% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351U6CFR8C-H9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
27.8% Poor
MC Read 9.1
MC Write 8.9
MC Mixed 8.1
25% 8.7 GB/s
SC Read 8.4
SC Write 7.5
SC Mixed 9.2
24% 8.37 GB/s
Latency 71.6
56% 71.6 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 27.8%
Great: 53%
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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 26,292 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

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