MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 58.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics68.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at 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.
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)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 23:33
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-8350-$81
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
58.9% Above average
SC Int 82.9
SC Float 68.4
SC Mixed 73.7
60% 75 Pts
QC Int 322
QC Float 282
QC Mixed 298
68% 301 Pts
MC Int 503
MC Float 432
MC Mixed 495
72% 476 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$195
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
68.8% Good
Lighting 209
Reflection 176
Parallax 194
63% 193 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 201
Splatting 160
73% 171 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
674GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
Read 159
Write 159
Mixed 154
118% 157 MB/s
4K Read 1.21
4K Write 2.86
4K Mixed 0.31
138% 1.46 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 250GB (2007)-$18
232GB free
Firmware: 03.03E03 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
49.8% Average
Read 88.1
Write 85.4
Mixed 83.4
64% 85.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.38
106% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 52%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
49.9% Average
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 18
51% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 12.9
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 61.6
65% 61.6 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 49.9%
Great: 64%
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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 15,199 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $532
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