MSI 990FXA GAMING (MS-7893)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 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 19.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Boot Drive65% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (67%). 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)
Memory19.4 GB free of 24 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151224
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 06 '17 at 15:59
Run Duration192 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 67%

 PC Performing below expectations (21st 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-8370-$137
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
19.2% Very poor
SC Int 28.1
SC Float 24.4
SC Mixed 26.5
21% 26.3 Pts
QC Int 98.3
QC Float 83.9
QC Mixed 93.5
21% 91.9 Pts
MC Int 161
MC Float 140
MC Mixed 156
23% 153 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 19.2%
Great: 66%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
CLim: 1629 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.33
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Poor: 35% Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$81
34GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
65% Good
Read 473
Write 367
Mixed 395
92% 412 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 30
4K Mixed 16.7
72% 23.1 MB/s
DQ Read 50.6
DQ Write 44
DQ Mixed 23.7
24% 39.4 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 65%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$57
630GB free
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 170
Mixed 167
130% 173 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.58
4K Mixed 0.28
86% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 101%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$35
262GB free
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
48.1% Average
Read 74.1
Write 93.5
Mixed 77.1
61% 81.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 0.87
4K Mixed 0.45
85% 0.59 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 48.1%
Great: 72%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$42
103GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
53.2% Above average
Read 93.2
Write 92.2
Mixed 78.8
66% 88.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.69
4K Mixed 0.38
95% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1866C10D3/8G F3-14900CL9-4GBSR KHX1866C10D3/8G F3-14900CL9-4GBSR 24GB
933, 800, 933, 800 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
30.6% Below average
MC Read 11.2
MC Write 9.5
MC Mixed 12.5
32% 11.1 GB/s
SC Read 5.7
SC Write 4.5
SC Mixed 8
17% 6.07 GB/s
Latency 108
37% 108 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 30.6%
Great: 38%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: MSI 990FXA GAMING (MS-7893)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $848
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