MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 69.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics71.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive161% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 22 '22 at 10:59
Run Duration183 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 19%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
69.4% Good
Memory 83.6
1-Core 82.2
2-Core 161
66% 109 Pts
4-Core 298
8-Core 484
50% 391 Pts
64-Core 421
28% 421 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 511.23
Performing below potential (75th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
71.9% Very good
Lighting 91.3
Reflection 88.4
Parallax 86.3
74% 88.7 fps
MRender 115
Gravity 81.4
Splatting 73.5
70% 89.9 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$58
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 516 390 378 371 389 373 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
161% Outstanding
Read 1,277
Write 1,011
Mixed 920
SusWrite 403
202% 903 MB/s
4K Read 49.8
4K Write 93.5
4K Mixed 62.8
205% 68.7 MB/s
DQ Read 527
DQ Write 429
DQ Mixed 452
345% 469 MB/s
Poor: 172%
This bench: 161%
Great: 309%
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$45
87GB free
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 191 201 176 198 194 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
65.1% Good
Read 373
Write 306
Mixed 207
SusWrite 195
60% 270 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 38.7
4K Mixed 28.9
85% 28.6 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 206
167% 237 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 102%
Crucial MX500 500GB-$55
241GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 377 380 405 410 407 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
Read 472
Write 424
Mixed 413
SusWrite 375
95% 421 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 70.6
4K Mixed 44.1
145% 49.5 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 229
177% 241 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 125%
Seagate ST500LM030-1RK17D 500GB
290GB free
Firmware: SBM3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 101 97 99 102 101 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
50% Average
Read 74.7
Write 32.7
Mixed 45.2
SusWrite 98.2
46% 62.7 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.5
177% 1.93 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 50%
Great: 64%
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 (23rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
51.4% Above average
MC Read 22
MC Write 16
MC Mixed 18.6
54% 18.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 12.2
29% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 74.1
54% 74.1 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 72%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 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
0% 0% 0 8 6 165 31.5" 1280 720 MSI1462 MSI AG32CV
Typical 970 GAMING (MS-7693) Builds (Compare 13,154 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

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