MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 60.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics79.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive77.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 23:59
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$82
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
60.9% Good
SC Int 83.7
SC Float 72.7
SC Mixed 78.4
63% 78.3 Pts
QC Int 333
QC Float 287
QC Mixed 306
70% 309 Pts
MC Int 505
MC Float 434
MC Mixed 497
72% 479 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
79.6% Very good
Lighting 244
Reflection 226
Parallax 247
76% 239 fps
MRender 175
Gravity 234
Splatting 163
82% 191 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 86%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
77.7% Very good
Read 494
Write 388
Mixed 403
95% 428 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 55.1
4K Mixed 20.9
109% 36.9 MB/s
DQ Read 36.6
DQ Write 61.2
DQ Mixed 61.7
43% 53.2 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 123%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16G-D3-2400-MR 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1067 MHz clocked @ 1066 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
37.3% Below average
MC Read 12.6
MC Write 12.5
MC Mixed 11.4
35% 12.2 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 7.2
SC Mixed 12
29% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 60.4
66% 60.4 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 37.3%
Great: 87%
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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 15,242 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: $533
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