MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 57.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics69.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive57.4% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory6.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 14:20
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-$73
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
57.3% Above average
SC Int 84.9
SC Float 72.8
SC Mixed 78.6
63% 78.8 Pts
QC Int 297
QC Float 247
QC Mixed 276
62% 274 Pts
MC Int 507
MC Float 433
MC Mixed 493
72% 478 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 57.3%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$180
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
69.9% Good
Lighting 212
Reflection 184
Parallax 194
64% 196 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 206
Splatting 166
75% 175 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston RBUSNS8280S3128GH2 128GB
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 03020064 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
57.4% Above average
Read 391
Write 298
Mixed 295
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 37
4K Mixed 11.4
70% 24 MB/s
DQ Read 17.2
DQ Write 130
DQ Mixed 10
27% 52.5 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 57.4%
Great: 71%
Corsair Neutron GTX 120GB-$127
52GB free
Firmware: M311 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
59.5% Above average
Read 484
Write 300
Mixed 345
83% 376 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 49
4K Mixed 10.4
70% 26.6 MB/s
DQ Read 20.1
DQ Write 50.7
DQ Mixed 61.8
40% 44.2 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 93%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
32.1% Below average
MC Read 10.9
MC Write 10.6
MC Mixed 9.2
29% 10.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 9
SC Mixed 9.9
28% 9.87 GB/s
Latency 68.8
58% 68.8 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 32.1%
Great: 62%
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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 16,807 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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