MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 52%
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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 42.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics19.9% 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 Drive60.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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)
Memory0.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141216
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateJul 05 '21 at 10:18
Run Duration376 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th 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 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
42.9% Average
Memory 69.7
1-Core 25.8
2-Core 49.9
35% 48.5 Pts
4-Core 90
8-Core 134
14% 112 Pts
64-Core 135
9% 135 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750-Ti-$110
CLim: 1450 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
19.9% Very poor
Lighting 23.6
Reflection 20.5
Parallax 22.7
19% 22.3 fps
MRender 27.5
Gravity 25.7
Splatting 19
21% 24.1 fps
Poor: 17%
This bench: 19.9%
Great: 20%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB-$70
392GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41100WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 268 249 262 251 263 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
60.1% Good
Read 425
Write 366
Mixed 243
SusWrite 261
72% 324 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 26.3
4K Mixed 21.6
70% 22.3 MB/s
DQ Read 135
DQ Write 95.5
DQ Mixed 115
86% 115 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x4GB-$35
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
25.6% Poor
MC Read 10.8
MC Write 8.5
MC Mixed 8.5
26% 9.27 GB/s
SC Read 6.1
SC Write 4.5
SC Mixed 0.6
11% 3.73 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 25.6%
Great: 67%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 18: 3R 1G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
18% 10% 39 188 114 60 27" 1920 1080 BNQ78CA BenQ GW2760HS
History: Score 6: 1R 0G 1B | Score 17: 2R 2G 1B | Score 15: 2R 1G 2B | Score 18: 3R 1G 0B
Typical 970 GAMING (MS-7693) Builds (Compare 11,078 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 27%
Desktop 73%
Workstation 24%

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $428
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