MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 48.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics67.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive46.4% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141216
Uptime3.5 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 07:37
Run Duration247 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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-8300-$78
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
48.4% Average
SC Int 74.1
SC Float 62.2
SC Mixed 68.3
55% 68.2 Pts
QC Int 237
QC Float 210
QC Mixed 234
52% 227 Pts
MC Int 393
MC Float 334
MC Mixed 386
56% 371 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 48.4%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$374
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.24
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
67.2% Good
Lighting 207
Reflection 181
Parallax 199
63% 196 fps
MRender 157
Gravity 195
Splatting 136
70% 163 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
46.4% Average
Read 493
Write 110
Mixed 153
54% 252 MB/s
4K Read 8.31
4K Write 58.3
4K Mixed 10.5
57% 25.7 MB/s
DQ Read 23.3
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 7.39
24% 49.4 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 46.4%
Great: 72%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$55
585GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
89.6% Excellent
Read 135
Write 176
Mixed 118
107% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 5.15
4K Mixed 0.75
210% 2.22 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 111%
WD Green 1.5TB (2010)-$64
262GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
37.2% Below average
Read 79.2
Write 50.5
Mixed 33.6
40% 54.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 0.16
4K Mixed 0.14
47% 0.33 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 37.2%
Great: 61%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$35
1GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
24.5% Poor
Read 45.8
Write 39
Mixed 46.6
33% 43.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.5
117% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 24.5%
Great: 70%
MAXTOR S TM3320620A 320GB
54GB free, PID 2338
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
14.7% Very poor
Read 29.5
Write 30.9
Mixed 20.3
34% 26.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.17
4K Mixed 0.32
52% 0.65 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 14.7%
Great: 15%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GBH2X04HAAA30-15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
42.9% Average
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 13.2
MC Mixed 15.2
44% 15.4 GB/s
SC Read 9
SC Write 7.3
SC Mixed 10.8
26% 9.03 GB/s
Latency 79.1
51% 79.1 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 73%
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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 16,923 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
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: $441
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