MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 42.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics107% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). 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)
Memory2.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1804 x 1026 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime2.4 Days
Run DateNov 29 '17 at 07:21
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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-4350-$65
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
42.7% Average
SC Int 64
SC Float 69.6
SC Mixed 68.3
54% 67.3 Pts
QC Int 211
QC Float 160
QC Mixed 206
44% 192 Pts
MC Int 231
MC Float 189
MC Mixed 214
32% 211 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 42.7%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$380
Device(0000 0000) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 344
Reflection 307
Parallax 321
104% 324 fps
MRender 212
Gravity 308
Splatting 244
109% 255 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 107%
Great: 109%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$90
312GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
68.6% Good
Read 88.8
Write 149
Mixed 115
88% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 5.57
4K Mixed 0.56
193% 2.26 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C11 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 800 MHz clocked @ 1066 MHz
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
45.2% Average
MC Read 19
MC Write 12.1
MC Mixed 16.2
45% 15.8 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 11.6
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 45.2%
Great: 80%
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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 17,547 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: 77% - Very good Total price: $484
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