MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics31.3% 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 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory8.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateSep 24 '17 at 05:18
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd 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-$149
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
50% Above average
SC Int 80.1
SC Float 69.3
SC Mixed 72.2
59% 73.9 Pts
QC Int 278
QC Float 240
QC Mixed 238
57% 252 Pts
MC Int 402
MC Float 356
MC Mixed 407
58% 388 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 50%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$155
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
31.3% Below average
Lighting 45.8
Reflection 76
Parallax 113
22% 78.3 fps
MRender 73.7
Gravity 113
Splatting 79.3
38% 88.6 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST3320418AS 320GB-$30
131GB free
Firmware: CC66 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
50.9% Above average
Read 92.3
Write 84.9
Mixed 88.4
67% 88.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.27
4K Mixed 0.41
95% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 58%
Seagate ST3750528AS 750GB-$81
79GB free
Firmware: HP34 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
45% Average
Read 83
Write 73.5
Mixed 72.8
58% 76.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.31
4K Mixed 0.42
95% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 45%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 64C0MHHHJ-HS 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
39.2% Below average
MC Read 14.6
MC Write 13.5
MC Mixed 13.4
40% 13.8 GB/s
SC Read 8.4
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 10.1
25% 8.9 GB/s
Latency 78
51% 78 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 54%
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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 12,096 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $639
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