MSI 970A SLI Krait Edition (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (18th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 82 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 53.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics8.36% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive37.3% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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 (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
8 months ago, 5 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A SLI Krait Edition (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory7.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150324
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '20 at 17:00
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8370E-$130
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
53.7% Above average
Memory 75.2
1-Core 43.9
2-Core 104
48% 74.5 Pts
4-Core 176
8-Core 324
31% 250 Pts
64-Core 315
21% 315 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 442.19
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
8.36% Terrible
Lighting 20.3
Reflection 39.8
Parallax 13.1
5% 24.4 fps
MRender 21.3
Gravity 31.4
Splatting 26
8% 26.2 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 8.36%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$160
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 64 58 67 65 64 MB/s
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
37.3% Below average
Read 147
Write 106
Mixed 136
SusWrite 65.4
25% 113 MB/s
4K Read 15.2
4K Write 46
4K Mixed 20.9
74% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 82.1
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 95.5
74% 99.3 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 37.3%
Great: 78%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
175GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 161 158 165 164 167 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Read 122
Write 116
Mixed 61.2
SusWrite 162
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
210% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
44.1% Average
MC Read 19.6
MC Write 13
MC Mixed 16.8
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 7.6
SC Write 6.7
SC Mixed 9.1
22% 7.8 GB/s
Latency 89.9
44% 89.9 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 72%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: MSI 970A SLI Krait Edition (MS-7693)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $413
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