MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 53.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics22.7% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 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.
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)
Memory3 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 00:08
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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-6350 Six-Core-$199
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
53.5% Above average
SC Int 82.1
SC Float 71.8
SC Mixed 75.8
61% 76.6 Pts
QC Int 260
QC Float 237
QC Mixed 265
58% 254 Pts
MC Int 364
MC Float 313
MC Mixed 359
52% 345 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 53.5%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
CLim: 1333 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
22.7% Poor
Lighting 68.8
Reflection 45
Parallax 66
21% 59.9 fps
MRender 53.7
Gravity 71.1
Splatting 39.8
24% 54.9 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 22.7%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$42
215GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
60.9% Good
Read 102
Write 110
Mixed 91.1
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.27
83% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 113%
WD Blue 500GB (2007)-$33
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
40% Below average
Read 66.8
Write 72.2
Mixed 69
52% 69.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.32
98% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 40%
Great: 51%
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 (13th percentile)
35.2% Below average
MC Read 12.5
MC Write 11.2
MC Mixed 10.7
33% 11.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.8
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 11.2
29% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 35.2%
Great: 67%
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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 16,898 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $441
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