MSI 990FXA GAMING (MS-7893)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 performed better. The overall percentile is the average of the percentiles for each component in the PC. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 62.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics134% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost any 3D game at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive51.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
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)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151224
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJan 22 '17 at 16:44
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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-$140
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
62.4% Good
SC Int 84.5
SC Float 73
SC Mixed 79.1
63% 78.9 Pts
QC Int 287
QC Float 244
QC Mixed 284
62% 272 Pts
MC Int 502
MC Float 436
MC Mixed 495
72% 478 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 62.4%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$370
Device(0000 0000) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1911 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 376.33
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 318
Reflection 296
Parallax 343
93% 319 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 299
Splatting 235
174% 247 fps
Poor: 114%
This bench: 134%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$123
248GB free
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
49.8% Average
Read 380
Write 117
Mixed 224
53% 240 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 26
4K Mixed 17.1
73% 22.5 MB/s
DQ Read 185
DQ Write 64.9
DQ Mixed 41.6
53% 97.3 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 86%
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$64
183GB free
Firmware: Z22000RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
51.9% Above average
Read 481
Write 155
Mixed 290
68% 309 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 45.7
4K Mixed 4.28
63% 24 MB/s
DQ Read 180
DQ Write 84.6
DQ Mixed 28.3
49% 97.6 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 51.9%
Great: 83%
Patriot Blast 120GB
84GB free
Firmware: SAFM12.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
50% Average
Read 485
Write 119
Mixed 218
60% 274 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 26
4K Mixed 9.97
61% 19.5 MB/s
DQ Read 192
DQ Write 63.7
DQ Mixed 45.4
55% 100 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 50%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB-$100
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
50.7% Above average
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 18.2
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 8.9
SC Mixed 13.5
32% 11.1 GB/s
Latency 65.3
61% 65.3 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 50.7%
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 1,048 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI 990FXA GAMING (MS-7893)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $509
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