MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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 moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 46.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics61.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 15:32
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th 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-6300-$53
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
46.2% Average
SC Int 72.1
SC Float 66.3
SC Mixed 68.7
55% 69 Pts
QC Int 239
QC Float 212
QC Mixed 225
51% 225 Pts
MC Int 321
MC Float 257
MC Mixed 295
44% 291 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 46.2%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$260
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
61.9% Good
Lighting 188
Reflection 173
Parallax 190
58% 184 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 176
Splatting 123
64% 150 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$42
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 88 95 98 97 116 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
51.5% Above average
Read 84.7
Write 98.5
Mixed 51.5
SusWrite 94.7
60% 82.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 51.5%
Great: 113%
Seagate ST3120026AS 120GB-$62
63GB free
Firmware: 8.05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 33 33 34 33 33 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
21.1% Poor
Read 40
Write 41
Mixed 30.3
SusWrite 33.2
27% 36.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 21.1%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
26.9% Poor
MC Read 9
MC Write 8.7
MC Mixed 7.9
24% 8.53 GB/s
SC Read 5.2
SC Write 4.8
SC Mixed 7.1
16% 5.7 GB/s
Latency 59.9
67% 59.9 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 26.9%
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 16,880 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: 83% - Excellent Total price: $439
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