MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics79.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive69.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory0.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 07 '21 at 01:29
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (46th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8370-$190
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
69.4% Good
Memory 84.1
1-Core 79.3
2-Core 154
65% 106 Pts
4-Core 295
8-Core 513
51% 404 Pts
64-Core 481
32% 481 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
Asus(1043 855B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 471.96
Performing below potential (56th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
79.7% Very good
Lighting 97.6
Reflection 156
Parallax 109
79% 121 fps
MRender 98.2
Gravity 100
Splatting 86.5
81% 95 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 90%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$249
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 232 254 226 222 200 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
69.1% Good
Read 394
Write 333
Mixed 295
SusWrite 221
70% 310 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 50.6
4K Mixed 28
97% 33.7 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 168
DQ Mixed 255
181% 233 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$50
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 170 173 180 190 175 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 185
Write 142
Mixed 85.1
SusWrite 171
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 7.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 1
462% 3.4 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
26.6% Poor
MC Read 10.1
MC Write 7.8
MC Mixed 7
24% 8.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.5
SC Write 6.9
SC Mixed 7.4
23% 7.93 GB/s
Latency 73.2
55% 73.2 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 26.6%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 7 5 144 24" 1280 720 BNQ7F31 BenQ XL2411Z
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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

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