MSI 970A SLI Krait Edition (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (24th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 76 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 54.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics14.8% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A SLI Krait Edition (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160623
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 15 '18 at 15:32
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU 38%

 PC Performing below expectations (24th 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-$75
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
54.4% Above average
SC Int 80.3
SC Float 72.1
SC Mixed 78
62% 76.8 Pts
QC Int 289
QC Float 245
QC Mixed 254
60% 262 Pts
MC Int 509
MC Float 444
MC Mixed 501
73% 484 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro 6000
HP(103C 076F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 573 MHz, MLim: 747 MHz, Ram: 5.2GB, Driver: 377.83
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
14.8% Very poor
Lighting 0.1
Reflection 66.3
Parallax 61.9
7% 42.8 fps
MRender 54.7
Gravity 41.8
Splatting 54.6
21% 50.4 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 14.8%
Great: 21%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$42
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS2O Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
62.8% Good
Read 108
Write 111
Mixed 79.9
74% 99.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 1.15
4K Mixed 0.12
39% 0.46 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CML8GX3M2A1600C9 CML8GX3M2A1600C9 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 16GB
667, 667, 667, 667 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
45.1% Average
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 15.5
46% 16 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 11.1
28% 9.8 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 79%
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 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 2,074 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 970A SLI Krait Edition (MS-7693)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $340
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