MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.5 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141216
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 20:37
Run Duration95 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 4.8 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
61.1% Good
SC Int 89.2
SC Float 77.5
SC Mixed 83.4
67% 83.4 Pts
QC Int 299
QC Float 274
QC Mixed 292
65% 288 Pts
MC Int 562
MC Float 523
MC Mixed 564
82% 550 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 63%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$58
636GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
60.8% Good
Read 106
Write 106
Mixed 95.5
77% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.22
73% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 62%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$23
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
45% Average
Read 78.6
Write 78.5
Mixed 67
56% 74.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 0.72
4K Mixed 0.23
56% 0.46 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 45%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M391B5673EH1-CF8 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 533 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
39.4% Below average
MC Read 14.1
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 13
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 8.5
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 11
27% 9.43 GB/s
Latency 71.6
56% 71.6 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 42%
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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 15,218 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
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Desktop
Desktop 55%
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Workstation
Workstation 45%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $533
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