MSI 970A SLI Krait Edition (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Gaming 54%
Desktop 75%
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics74% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive80.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A SLI Krait Edition (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160623
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateApr 24 '21 at 19:26
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8350-$130
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
70.4% Very good
Memory 91.8
1-Core 75.5
2-Core 143
65% 103 Pts
4-Core 265
8-Core 465
46% 365 Pts
64-Core 478
32% 478 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
Gigabyte(1458 4014) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
74% Very good
Lighting 96.1
Reflection 92.2
Parallax 82.4
78% 90.2 fps
MRender 113
Gravity 81.7
Splatting 74.9
70% 89.9 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 74%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 1TB-$100
507GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR033
SusWrite @10s intervals: 320 373 328 102 147 381 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Read 478
Write 388
Mixed 350
SusWrite 275
83% 373 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 66.5
4K Mixed 32.8
109% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 213
168% 233 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 125%
WD Green 500GB (2012)
466GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 121 122 122 122 122 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
78.1% Very good
Read 150
Write 112
Mixed 108
SusWrite 121
91% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.8
176% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 81%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
48.9% Average
MC Read 19.5
MC Write 15
MC Mixed 17.4
49% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 9.1
SC Mixed 13.5
32% 11 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970A SLI Krait Edition (MS-7693) Builds (Compare 1,210 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 27%
Desktop 72%
Workstation 23%

Motherboard: MSI 970A SLI Krait Edition (MS-7693)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $428
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