MSI 990FXA GAMING (MS-7893)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (24th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 76 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 average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 50.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics95.5% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Very high background CPU (67%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7893
MotherboardMSI 990FXA GAMING (MS-7893)  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151224
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateSep 10 '17 at 02:00
Run Duration98 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 67%

 PC Performing below expectations (24th 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-$146
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
50.2% Above average
SC Int 73.1
SC Float 66.2
SC Mixed 70.4
56% 69.9 Pts
QC Int 253
QC Float 227
QC Mixed 243
55% 241 Pts
MC Int 410
MC Float 377
MC Mixed 403
60% 397 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 50.2%
Great: 66%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
Lighting 289
Reflection 286
Parallax 294
90% 290 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 276
Splatting 222
100% 233 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 111%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HUA722020ALA331 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: JKAOA3NH Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
60.1% Good
Read 112
Write 97.7
Mixed 96.5
77% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.38
4K Mixed 0.32
87% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16G-D3-2400-MR 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
40.4% Average
MC Read 15.3
MC Write 13.5
MC Mixed 14.1
41% 14.3 GB/s
SC Read 8.9
SC Write 7.8
SC Mixed 9.7
25% 8.8 GB/s
Latency 75.6
53% 75.6 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 40.4%
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 990FXA GAMING (MS-7893) Builds (Compare 1,514 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI 990FXA GAMING (MS-7893)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $580
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