MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 50%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics44.8% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive55.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). 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)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 04:35
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$53
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
50% Above average
SC Int 81.3
SC Float 69.2
SC Mixed 75.5
60% 75.3 Pts
QC Int 251
QC Float 221
QC Mixed 242
54% 238 Pts
MC Int 329
MC Float 278
MC Mixed 318
46% 308 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 50%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380-$228
CLim: 980 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.3.2
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
44.8% Average
Lighting 137
Reflection 129
Parallax 170
46% 145 fps
MRender 104
Gravity 118
Splatting 82.5
44% 102 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 44.8%
Great: 47%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Plextor PX-128S3C 128GB
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
55.9% Above average
Read 495
Write 98.5
Mixed 167
55% 253 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 48.1
4K Mixed 21.8
82% 29.6 MB/s
DQ Read 128
DQ Write 89.1
DQ Mixed 43.5
50% 86.9 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 93%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
930GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 177
Mixed 143
125% 167 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.33
106% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 103%
Great: 115%
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 below expectations (37th percentile)
45.9% Average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 13.1
MC Mixed 15.4
46% 16.2 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 12.1
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 67.9
59% 67.9 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 45.9%
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 16,727 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $484
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