MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 48.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics31.7% 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)
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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 15 '20 at 07:36
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
48.7% Average
1-Core 73.4
2-Core 142
51% 108 Pts
4-Core 268
8-Core 403
43% 335 Pts
64-Core 450
30% 450 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 48.7%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 441.66
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
31.7% Below average
Lighting 121
Reflection 84.2
Parallax 122
32% 109 fps
MRender 80.8
Gravity 116
Splatting 85.6
32% 94.3 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 31.7%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba HG5d Q Series 128GB
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HTRAN101
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 467
Write 414
Mixed 407
96% 429 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 54.9
4K Mixed 30.3
98% 34.9 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 264
190% 244 MB/s
Poor: 57% Great: 104%
Seagate ST1000NM0011 1TB
144GB free
Firmware: FTM6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 124 125 123 126 121 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
41.1% Average
Read 20
Write 115
Mixed 26.3
SusWrite 123
52% 71.1 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 1
179% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
34.2% Below average
MC Read 11.8
MC Write 11.1
MC Mixed 10.1
31% 11 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 8.6
SC Mixed 11.5
28% 9.83 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 34.2%
Great: 72%
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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 26,843 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: 48% - Average Total price: $471
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