MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
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 49.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics43.2% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive62.9% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 11:25
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 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-8320-$72
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
49.6% Average
SC Int 78.3
SC Float 69
SC Mixed 59.6
55% 69 Pts
QC Int 264
QC Float 223
QC Mixed 255
56% 247 Pts
MC Int 441
MC Float 372
MC Mixed 428
62% 414 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 49.6%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380-$228
CLim: 980 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
43.2% Average
Lighting 129
Reflection 123
Parallax 179
45% 143 fps
MRender 99.3
Gravity 112
Splatting 78.3
42% 96.4 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 43.2%
Great: 47%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Apotop S3C 128GB
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1126K
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 139 96 106 113 109 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
62.9% Good
Read 442
Write 146
Mixed 200
SusWrite 118
50% 227 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 55.3
4K Mixed 29.5
102% 35.9 MB/s
DQ Read 240
DQ Write 45.4
DQ Mixed 118
93% 135 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 84%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$54
415GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 124 125 126 124 123 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
78.9% Very good
Read 150
Write 126
Mixed 71.8
SusWrite 125
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
236% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
921GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 184 185 187 184 183 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 216
Write 181
Mixed 104
SusWrite 184
126% 171 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
233% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 115%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Value DDR3 1600 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
47% Average
MC Read 19.2
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 16.8
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 8.9
SC Mixed 12.9
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 72.3
55% 72.3 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 47%
Great: 61%
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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 15,873 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: 79% - Very good Total price: $464
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