MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 51.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics58.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive66.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime1 Days
Run DateMay 30 '18 at 23:22
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%
Watch Gameplay: Vega-56 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8300-$168
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
51.5% Above average
Memory 78.5
1-Core 35.4
2-Core 71.1
43% 61.7 Pts
4-Core 136
8-Core 226
23% 181 Pts
64-Core 227
15% 227 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 51.5%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega-56-$436
CLim: 1662 MHz, MLim: 925 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.3.4
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
58.6% Above average
Lighting 40.3
Reflection 54.8
Parallax 170
33% 88.5 fps
MRender 87.7
Gravity 114
Splatting 128
89% 110 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$125
218GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
66.2% Good
Read 482
Write 370
Mixed 398
93% 417 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 32.6
4K Mixed 16
76% 24.7 MB/s
DQ Read 30.9
DQ Write 40.5
DQ Mixed 30.3
24% 33.9 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 134%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
75.8% Very good
Read 135
Write 129
Mixed 122
97% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 2.14
4K Mixed 0.27
98% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8G KHX1600C10D3/4G KHX1600C10D3/8G KHX1600C10D3/4G 16GB
800, 800, 800, 800 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
39.9% Below average
MC Read 16.7
MC Write 11.8
MC Mixed 15.3
42% 14.6 GB/s
SC Read 7
SC Write 6.3
SC Mixed 8.3
21% 7.2 GB/s
Latency 83.4
48% 83.4 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 39.9%
Great: 66%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 37%
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Desktop
Desktop 72%
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Workstation
Workstation 32%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

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