MSI 990FXA GAMING (MS-7893)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 55.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics68.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive54.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7893
MotherboardMSI 990FXA GAMING (MS-7893)  (all builds)
Memory8.7 GB free of 12 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151224
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJun 08 '18 at 06:55
Run Duration215 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-8350-$80
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
55.1% Above average
SC Int 72.4
SC Float 71.5
SC Mixed 77.1
59% 73.7 Pts
QC Int 294
QC Float 240
QC Mixed 262
60% 265 Pts
MC Int 490
MC Float 422
MC Mixed 489
70% 467 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 55.1%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon R9 290X
AMD(1002 0B00) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.5.2
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
68.7% Good
Lighting 204
Reflection 152
Parallax 284
72% 213 fps
MRender 123
Gravity 175
Splatting 174
66% 158 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$41
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
54.8% Above average
Read 487
Write 267
Mixed 224
72% 326 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 38.5
4K Mixed 5.65
58% 21.3 MB/s
DQ Read 23.9
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 1.03
19% 43.6 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 81%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
903GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
78.6% Very good
Read 146
Write 128
Mixed 118
98% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.01
4K Mixed 0.45
137% 1.22 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 75%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$43
308GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
Read 162
Write 123
Mixed 130
104% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.16
75% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 108%
Hitachi HDS721025CLA382 250GB-$20
111GB free
Firmware: JP1OA3FF Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
55% Above average
Read 119
Write 73.3
Mixed 87.4
70% 93.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.17
4K Mixed 0.29
69% 0.61 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 55%
Great: 75%
Seagate ST3120026AS 120GB-$158
60GB free
Firmware: 3.42 Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
23.7% Poor
Read 32.9
Write 49.5
Mixed 27.7
27% 36.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.24
4K Mixed 0.39
81% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 23.7%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS4G3D169DS3J.8FN Hynix HMT325U6CFR8C-H9 BLS4G3D169DS3J.8FN Hynix HMT325U6CFR8C-H9 12GB
800, 667, 800, 667 MHz
4096, 2048, 4096, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
43.4% Average
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 14.9
44% 15.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 11.8
28% 9.93 GB/s
Latency 72.8
55% 72.8 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical 990FXA GAMING (MS-7893) Builds (Compare 2,595 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI 990FXA GAMING (MS-7893)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $445
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