MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 48.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics32.9% 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 Drive72.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 01 '19 at 18:47
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
48.9% Average
1-Core 75.9
2-Core 134
50% 105 Pts
4-Core 265
8-Core 494
47% 380 Pts
64-Core 433
29% 433 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380-$135
CLim: 980 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
32.9% Below average
Lighting 130
Reflection 128
Parallax 182
34% 147 fps
MRender 105
Gravity 114
Splatting 86.8
33% 102 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 32.9%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 120GB-$70
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 149 175 169 178 178 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
72.6% Very good
Read 435
Write 181
Mixed 220
SusWrite 170
56% 252 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 62.5
4K Mixed 33.1
113% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 249
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 163
136% 198 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 88%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$52
931GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 186 186 193 189 158 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 178
Mixed 22.3
SusWrite 184
104% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
143% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 109%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$33
931GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 217 215 216 217 215 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 213
Write 171
Mixed 89.2
SusWrite 216
126% 172 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 123%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
31.2% Below average
MC Read 10.3
MC Write 10.2
MC Mixed 9.1
28% 9.87 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 10.3
28% 9.73 GB/s
Latency 70
57% 70 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 31.2%
Great: 64%
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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 26,355 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

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