MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 49%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics60.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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 (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 10 '19 at 17:03
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8370-$153
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
49% Average
1-Core 75.5
2-Core 125
49% 100 Pts
4-Core 272
8-Core 421
44% 347 Pts
64-Core 423
28% 423 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 49%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Gigabyte(1458 3672) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 436.15
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
60.6% Good
Lighting 238
Reflection 210
Parallax 253
62% 234 fps
MRender 166
Gravity 219
Splatting 148
61% 178 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 66%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$33
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 92 133 136 158 150 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Read 177
Write 174
Mixed 74
SusWrite 126
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 1TB (2015)-$45
51GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 74 76 75 76 75 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
43.2% Average
Read 75
Write 77.5
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 75
53% 72 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
176% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 43.2%
Great: 88%
WD Elements 1TB
10GB free, PID 1021
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 28 29 29 29 29 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
15.2% Very poor
Read 27.5
Write 28
Mixed 27
SusWrite 28.2
38% 27.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
84% 1 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 15.2%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
47% Average
MC Read 18.6
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 16.8
48% 16.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 8.9
SC Mixed 12.6
30% 10.4 GB/s
Latency 67.5
59% 67.5 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 47%
Great: 65%
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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 25,395 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)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $434
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