MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk
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 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 41.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics20.9% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive45.5% 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.
Very high background CPU (54%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 12 '21 at 03:12
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 54%

 PC Performing below expectations (21st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8320-$244
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
41.2% Average
Memory 67
1-Core 24.7
2-Core 45.8
34% 45.8 Pts
4-Core 85.7
8-Core 146
14% 116 Pts
64-Core 138
9% 138 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 370-$153
CLim: 985 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 21.4.1
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
20.9% Poor
Lighting 25.8
Reflection 36.2
Parallax 34.9
21% 32.3 fps
MRender 30.4
Gravity 25.2
Splatting 24.7
21% 26.8 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 20.9%
Great: 23%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU635 240GB-$27
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: XA003R17
SusWrite @10s intervals: 244 243 253 242 255 255 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
45.5% Average
Read 367
Write 267
Mixed 277
SusWrite 249
65% 290 MB/s
4K Read 14.5
4K Write 9.5
4K Mixed 10.4
40% 11.5 MB/s
DQ Read 136
DQ Write 17.2
DQ Mixed 44.6
41% 66 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 45.5%
Great: 95%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$128
626GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 139 145 132 144 133 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
59.4% Above average
Read 67.5
Write 151
Mixed 56.2
SusWrite 138
75% 103 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 2.4
436% 3.13 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
30.6% Below average
MC Read 11.5
MC Write 9.4
MC Mixed 12.6
32% 11.2 GB/s
SC Read 5.5
SC Write 4.8
SC Mixed 6.8
16% 5.7 GB/s
Latency 109
37% 109 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 30.6%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 27%
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Desktop
Desktop 73%
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Workstation
Workstation 23%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

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