MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 25%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 18.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics39.7% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive63.8% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141216
Uptime1.6 Days
Run DateSep 08 '18 at 13:49
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-6300-$57
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
18.8% Very poor
SC Int 27.9
SC Float 24.7
SC Mixed 26.1
21% 26.2 Pts
QC Int 94.2
QC Float 83.5
QC Mixed 94.3
21% 90.7 Pts
MC Int 128
MC Float 107
MC Mixed 127
18% 121 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 18.8%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280-$185
MSI(1462 277C) 3GB
CLim: 972 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 16.6
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
39.7% Below average
Lighting 105
Reflection 80.5
Parallax 178
41% 121 fps
MRender 62.1
Gravity 120
Splatting 89.1
39% 90.4 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 39.7%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 250GB-$134
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 329 301 302 295 279 253 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
63.8% Good
Read 380
Write 378
Mixed 336
SusWrite 293
78% 347 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 34.3
4K Mixed 25.3
83% 27 MB/s
DQ Read 122
DQ Write 94.7
DQ Mixed 97.8
76% 105 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 114%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 196 201 198 199 196 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 165
Mixed 84.6
SusWrite 198
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 5.5
4K Mixed 1.6
309% 2.6 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 113%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
30.8% Below average
MC Read 12.4
MC Write 8.3
MC Mixed 12.5
32% 11.1 GB/s
SC Read 6.1
SC Write 5.2
SC Mixed 7.8
18% 6.37 GB/s
Latency 105
38% 105 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 30.8%
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 970 GAMING (MS-7693) Builds (Compare 15,287 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
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Desktop
Desktop 55%
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Workstation
Workstation 45%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $496
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