MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 48.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics42.4% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive58.2% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141216
Uptime4.3 Days
Run DateJun 21 '17 at 22:44
Run Duration202 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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-$127
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.7 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
48.5% Average
SC Int 32
SC Float 21.8
SC Mixed 23.5
21% 25.8 Pts
QC Int 322
QC Float 257
QC Mixed 296
66% 291 Pts
MC Int 589
MC Float 457
MC Mixed 552
80% 533 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
Gigabyte(1458 36AA) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
42.4% Average
Lighting 138
Reflection 120
Parallax 133
42% 130 fps
MRender 82.5
Gravity 127
Splatting 86.1
43% 98.4 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 42.4%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ ARC 100 120GB-$82
5GB free
Firmware: 1.00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
58.2% Above average
Read 408
Write 382
Mixed 391
88% 394 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 31
4K Mixed 11.4
59% 20.2 MB/s
DQ Read 16.1
DQ Write 35.3
DQ Mixed 11.3
13% 20.9 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 58.2%
Great: 93%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
550GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
Read 134
Write 146
Mixed 141
106% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.2
76% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 104%
WD My Passport 0820 1TB
290GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
30.2% Below average
Read 68.6
Write 71
Mixed 50
80% 63.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.32
4K Write 1.51
4K Mixed 0.2
60% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 30.2%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB-$145
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1067 MHz clocked @ 1066 MHz
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
47.3% Average
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 18.7
52% 18.3 GB/s
SC Read 6.1
SC Write 4.9
SC Mixed 8.2
18% 6.4 GB/s
Latency 101
40% 101 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970 GAMING (MS-7693) Builds (Compare 10,202 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $638
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