MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 49%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics126% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1768 x 992 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '18 at 09:23
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-6300-$50
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
49% Average
SC Int 75.4
SC Float 65.8
SC Mixed 73.4
57% 71.5 Pts
QC Int 247
QC Float 216
QC Mixed 238
53% 233 Pts
MC Int 320
MC Float 279
MC Mixed 310
46% 303 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 49%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$498
Device(0000 0000) ≥ 4GB; GTX 1080 founders edition
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
126% Outstanding
Lighting 356
Reflection 386
Parallax 452
121% 398 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 398
Splatting 244
129% 295 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 126%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$68
390GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 199
Write 169
Mixed 131
124% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 5.39
4K Mixed 0.41
167% 2.1 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 106%
Great: 111%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 16GB-$22
11GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
72.2% Very good
Read 178
Write 48.9
Mixed 29.5
81% 85.5 MB/s
4K Read 12.6
4K Write 10.7
4K Mixed 4.96
578% 9.41 MB/s
DQ Read 13.5
DQ Write 11.7
DQ Mixed 5.47
633% 10.2 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 80%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
27.3% Poor
MC Read 9.2
MC Write 8.9
MC Mixed 8.1
25% 8.73 GB/s
SC Read 8.6
SC Write 6.1
SC Mixed 7.2
21% 7.3 GB/s
Latency 72.6
55% 72.6 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 27.3%
Great: 62%
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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 18,127 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 60%
Desktop 55%
Workstation 45%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $492
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