MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 63.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics13% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 11 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20151221
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateFeb 24 '19 at 09:18
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-8370E-$150
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.5 GHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
63.2% Good
SC Int 88.9
SC Float 77.7
SC Mixed 82.6
66% 83.1 Pts
QC Int 335
QC Float 289
QC Mixed 311
71% 312 Pts
MC Int 566
MC Float 485
MC Mixed 558
81% 536 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 5770
XFX(1682 2990) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
13% Very poor
Lighting 45.9
Reflection 29
Parallax 41.9
14% 38.9 fps
MRender 24.3
Gravity 34.4
Splatting 29.6
12% 29.4 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 13%
Great: 13%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
756GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 134 143 144 143 145 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 156
Mixed 84.3
SusWrite 141
103% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
238% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT4G3D1608DT2TXOB 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
52.1% Above average
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 16.3
MC Mixed 18.3
53% 18.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 12.8
32% 11.3 GB/s
Latency 58
69% 58 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 52.1%
Great: 65%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970 GAMING (MS-7693) Builds (Compare 22,299 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $444
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