MSI 990FXA GAMING (MS-7893)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 43.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics32.2% 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 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7893
MotherboardMSI 990FXA GAMING (MS-7893)  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 12 GB @ 0.5 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151224
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 21 '19 at 03:15
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8350-$130
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
43.4% Average
Memory 69.2
1-Core 25.7
2-Core 51.2
35% 48.7 Pts
4-Core 97.9
8-Core 169
17% 133 Pts
64-Core 167
11% 167 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 43.4%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$146
PNY(196E 11C3) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 440.97
Performing below potential (71st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
32.2% Below average
Lighting 119
Reflection 79.6
Parallax 120
31% 106 fps
MRender 79.6
Gravity 120
Splatting 85.1
32% 94.7 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 32.2%
Great: 34%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
710GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 142 146 141 160 155 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Read 136
Write 140
Mixed 82.9
SusWrite 148
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
218% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown OCZ3G16002G F3-12800CL9-4GBRL OCZ3G16002G F3-12800CL9-4GBRL 12GB
533, 800, 533, 800 MHz
2048, 4096, 2048, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
25.8% Poor
MC Read 9.4
MC Write 9
MC Mixed 8.2
25% 8.87 GB/s
SC Read 6
SC Write 5
SC Mixed 7.5
18% 6.17 GB/s
Latency 103
39% 103 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 25.8%
Great: 28%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 990FXA GAMING (MS-7893) Builds (Compare 768 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI 990FXA GAMING (MS-7893)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $497
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