MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 49.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics103% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very 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.
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 VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory2.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 22:58
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$55
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
49.7% Average
SC Int 79.8
SC Float 70.7
SC Mixed 74.2
60% 74.9 Pts
QC Int 249
QC Float 218
QC Mixed 240
54% 236 Pts
MC Int 327
MC Float 280
MC Mixed 324
47% 310 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 49.7%
Great: 54%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$329
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 333
Reflection 306
Parallax 321
102% 320 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 295
Splatting 226
104% 241 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
866GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 141 155 136 101 117 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
75.5% Very good
Read 133
Write 129
Mixed 69.3
SusWrite 130
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.4
121% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
33.1% Below average
MC Read 11.3
MC Write 10.4
MC Mixed 9.8
30% 10.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 8.9
SC Mixed 10.5
28% 9.93 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 33.1%
Great: 65%
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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 16,044 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $477
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