MSI 970A SLI Krait Edition (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 49.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics34.6% 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 Drive73.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
Very high background CPU (59%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A SLI Krait Edition (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory9.6 GB free of 12 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151208
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 07 '19 at 22:14
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 59%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-6300-$90
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
49.4% Average
1-Core 76.8
2-Core 149
53% 113 Pts
4-Core 266
8-Core 345
40% 306 Pts
64-Core 346
23% 346 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 49.4%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
EVGA(3842 2968) 2GB
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
34.6% Below average
Lighting 146
Reflection 119
Parallax 131
38% 132 fps
MRender 84.9
Gravity 127
Splatting 85.7
35% 99.3 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 34.6%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$34
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z22000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 329 339 350 353 347 353 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
73.3% Very good
Read 448
Write 332
Mixed 250
SusWrite 345
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 65.1
4K Mixed 14.7
87% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 82.9
95% 160 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 86%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$69
477GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 131 131 132 133 132 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
Read 172
Write 164
Mixed 97.8
SusWrite 132
104% 141 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.3
258% 1.9 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CML8GX3M2A1600C9 PSD34G160081 CML8GX3M2A1600C9 12GB
667, 800, 667 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
33.3% Below average
MC Read 11.7
MC Write 11
MC Mixed 10.4
32% 11 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 10.4
26% 9.2 GB/s
Latency 73.6
54% 73.6 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970A SLI Krait Edition (MS-7693) Builds (Compare 3,107 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI 970A SLI Krait Edition (MS-7693)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $404
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