MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics71.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive158% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '21 at 15:11
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8370-$190
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Memory 91.7
1-Core 76
2-Core 147
66% 105 Pts
4-Core 278
8-Core 521
50% 400 Pts
64-Core 510
34% 510 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing below potential (76th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
71.6% Very good
Lighting 91.1
Reflection 87
Parallax 81.7
74% 86.6 fps
MRender 114
Gravity 80.8
Splatting 71.5
69% 88.8 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$65
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 735 701 395 397 398 399 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
158% Outstanding
Read 1,164
Write 958
Mixed 960
SusWrite 504
201% 897 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 89.4
4K Mixed 64.1
195% 65.5 MB/s
DQ Read 490
DQ Write 370
DQ Mixed 422
318% 427 MB/s
Poor: 173%
This bench: 158%
Great: 287%
Gigabyte SSD 240GB-$34
105GB free
Firmware: SBFMJ1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 37 37 38 39 37 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
63.1% Good
Read 349
Write 402
Mixed 342
SusWrite 63.5
65% 289 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 66
4K Mixed 32
114% 41.1 MB/s
DQ Read 202
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 168
142% 204 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 90%
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$70
125GB free
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 322 251 201 182 181 180 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
73.4% Very good
Read 468
Write 427
Mixed 337
SusWrite 220
81% 363 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 39.9
4K Mixed 28.8
94% 30.9 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 228
181% 252 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 100%
Seagate ST500LM030-1RK17D 500GB
245GB free
Firmware: SBM3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 100 94 92 95 98 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
48.2% Average
Read 70.3
Write 113
Mixed 60.3
SusWrite 96.7
63% 85.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 0.7
182% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 68%
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 below potential (24th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
51.5% Above average
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 18.4
53% 18.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 8.9
SC Mixed 12.8
31% 10.7 GB/s
Latency 64.6
62% 64.6 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 51.5%
Great: 72%

 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 10,606 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
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Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

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