MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics146% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive58.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJul 10 '17 at 00:38
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD FX-8320-$86
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
64.5% Good
SC Int 92.9
SC Float 77.9
SC Mixed 84.6
68% 85.1 Pts
QC Int 308
QC Float 281
QC Mixed 319
69% 303 Pts
MC Int 559
MC Float 482
MC Mixed 550
80% 530 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
146% Outstanding
Lighting 432
Reflection 499
Parallax 580
150% 504 fps
MRender 274
Gravity 422
Splatting 295
143% 330 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 146%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$29
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z22000RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
58.2% Above average
Read 468
Write 203
Mixed 288
70% 320 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 60.9
4K Mixed 3.89
70% 28.8 MB/s
DQ Read 188
DQ Write 165
DQ Mixed 3.86
50% 119 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 58.2%
Great: 75%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
377GB free
Firmware: HP34 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 163
Mixed 144
119% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.28
82% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1600 CL9 Series 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
45.7% Average
MC Read 19.2
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 14.5
46% 16.1 GB/s
SC Read 11.3
SC Write 6.2
SC Mixed 10.8
27% 9.43 GB/s
Latency 62
64% 62 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 45.7%
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 16,701 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $484
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