MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk
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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics26.9% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
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.
Very high background CPU (56%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 04 '18 at 23:47
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 56%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8370-$153
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
67.3% Good
Memory 84
1-Core 73.1
2-Core 139
62% 98.6 Pts
4-Core 274
8-Core 484
48% 379 Pts
64-Core 468
31% 468 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
EVGA(3842 2765) 2GB
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 352.63
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
26.9% Poor
Lighting 33.3
Reflection 30.1
Parallax 36.3
27% 33.3 fps
MRender 41.6
Gravity 30.4
Splatting 33.6
24% 35.2 fps
Poor: 24%
This bench: 26.9%
Great: 28%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba P300 1TB-$52
889GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS2OA8J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
Read 158
Write 171
Mixed 153
121% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.44
4K Mixed 0.09
56% 0.48 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 107%
SanDisk Ultra Flair USB 3.0 64GB-$6
30GB free, PID 5591
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
20.2% Poor
Read 31
Write 24
Mixed 26
34% 27 MB/s
4K Read 4.09
4K Write 3.09
4K Mixed 1.31
165% 2.83 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 20.2%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Team Team-Elite-1333 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
26.6% Poor
MC Read 8.7
MC Write 8.3
MC Mixed 7.7
24% 8.23 GB/s
SC Read 7.9
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 8.6
24% 8.23 GB/s
Latency 73.4
54% 73.4 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 26.6%
Great: 53%

 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 6,755 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
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Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

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