MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics72.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive54.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 00:10
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-8370-$118
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
58% Above average
SC Int 83.3
SC Float 75.3
SC Mixed 81
64% 79.9 Pts
QC Int 292
QC Float 247
QC Mixed 277
62% 272 Pts
MC Int 503
MC Float 433
MC Mixed 505
72% 480 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 58%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$200
CLim: 1360 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.3.1
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
72.3% Very good
Lighting 215
Reflection 173
Parallax 294
75% 227 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 206
Splatting 130
70% 161 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$29
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z22000RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
54.3% Above average
Read 445
Write 202
Mixed 287
68% 311 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 53.9
4K Mixed 3.64
63% 25.7 MB/s
DQ Read 176
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 28
55% 113 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 54.3%
Great: 76%
WD WD5000AZLX-00K4KA0 500GB
127GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 162
Mixed 153
121% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 2.33
4K Mixed 0.25
99% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLE8G3D1869DE1TX0. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 667 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
51.5% Above average
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 17.6
52% 18.3 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 13.3
32% 11.3 GB/s
Latency 60.6
66% 60.6 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 51.5%
Great: 75%
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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 16,812 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: $437
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