MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 45.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics38.4% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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)
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
5 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 15:18
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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-8320E-$90
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
45.4% Average
SC Int 69.8
SC Float 54.3
SC Mixed 64.5
50% 62.9 Pts
QC Int 248
QC Float 205
QC Mixed 215
51% 223 Pts
MC Int 403
MC Float 345
MC Mixed 394
57% 380 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 45.4%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
38.4% Below average
Lighting 119
Reflection 76.9
Parallax 118
37% 104 fps
MRender 77.1
Gravity 116
Splatting 82
40% 91.7 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 38.4%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$67
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 430
Write 396
Mixed 350
87% 392 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 61.8
4K Mixed 38.9
129% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 197
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 199
148% 194 MB/s
Poor: 71% Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$42
82GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 111 92 144 126 142 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
80.5% Excellent
Read 164
Write 171
Mixed 81
SusWrite 116
98% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C10 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
27.7% Poor
MC Read 9.2
MC Write 8.9
MC Mixed 8.2
25% 8.77 GB/s
SC Read 8.7
SC Write 6.6
SC Mixed 8.9
23% 8.07 GB/s
Latency 72.4
55% 72.4 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 27.7%
Great: 34%
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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 16,686 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: 82% - Excellent Total price: $442
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