MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 47.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics28.8% 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 Drive80.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 17 '19 at 15:21
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
47.4% Average
1-Core 69.1
2-Core 144
50% 107 Pts
4-Core 264
8-Core 494
47% 379 Pts
64-Core 499
34% 499 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 47.4%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$170
CLim: 1557 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 432.0
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
28.8% Poor
Lighting 119
Reflection 94.3
Parallax 105
31% 106 fps
MRender 79.5
Gravity 104
Splatting 0.3
29% 61.2 fps
Poor: 24%
This bench: 28.8%
Great: 29%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra 3D 250GB-$45
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61110RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 206 204 203 205 208 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
Read 491
Write 242
Mixed 225
SusWrite 207
64% 291 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 76.3
4K Mixed 29
122% 44.8 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 244
188% 258 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 105%
Adata Ultimate SU800 128GB-$25
30GB free
Firmware: Q0518BS
SusWrite @10s intervals: 281 390 342 210 95 44 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Read 501
Write 420
Mixed 386
SusWrite 227
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 79.5
4K Mixed 40.9
140% 50 MB/s
DQ Read 128
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 155
124% 170 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
48.3% Average
MC Read 19.5
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 17.4
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 12.8
30% 10.7 GB/s
Latency 67.4
59% 67.4 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 81%
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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 25,229 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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