MSI 990FXA GAMING (MS-7893)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 24%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 17.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics92.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive64.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (28%). 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)
Memory14.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151224
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 08 '17 at 18:39
Run Duration225 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th 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-9590-$187
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.7 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Relative performance (0th percentile)
17.6% Very poor
SC Int 27.2
SC Float 22
SC Mixed 22.6
19% 23.9 Pts
QC Int 92.2
QC Float 81.9
QC Mixed 86.5
20% 86.9 Pts
MC Int 176
MC Float 138
MC Mixed 163
24% 159 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 17.6%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$520
Device(0000 0000) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1987 MHz, MaxM: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 372.90
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
Lighting 153
Reflection 170
Parallax 439
82% 254 fps
MRender 249
Gravity 435
Splatting 261
130% 315 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 145%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$94
193GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
64.3% Good
Read 472
Write 375
Mixed 399
92% 415 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 31.1
4K Mixed 13.5
72% 23.3 MB/s
DQ Read 27.2
DQ Write 35.6
DQ Mixed 16.4
17% 26.4 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 115%
OCZ ARC 100 480GB-$180
105GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
61.2% Good
Read 343
Write 432
Mixed 422
90% 399 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 35
4K Mixed 12.3
62% 21.9 MB/s
DQ Read 63.1
DQ Write 59
DQ Mixed 31.2
32% 51.1 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 100%
WD Red 1TB (2012)-$60
794GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
81% Excellent
Read 141
Write 141
Mixed 134
104% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 2.53
4K Mixed 0.2
107% 1.21 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 81%
Great: 88%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$74
841GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
54% Above average
Read 90.6
Write 97.5
Mixed 88
69% 92 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.78
4K Mixed 0.31
93% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 54%
Great: 56%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB-$104
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
32% Below average
MC Read 12.1
MC Write 9.5
MC Mixed 12.9
33% 11.5 GB/s
SC Read 6.1
SC Write 5.2
SC Mixed 8.3
19% 6.53 GB/s
Latency 98.8
40% 98.8 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 32%
Great: 73%
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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 1,177 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 45%
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Motherboard: MSI 990FXA GAMING (MS-7893)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $516
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