MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 43.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics18.2% 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 Drive59.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 7 years and 8 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory3.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130328
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 10 '16 at 21:59
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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-6300-$81
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
43.8% Average
SC Int 73.2
SC Float 65
SC Mixed 67
55% 68.4 Pts
QC Int 219
QC Float 194
QC Mixed 209
47% 207 Pts
MC Int 305
MC Float 256
MC Mixed 290
43% 284 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750-$120
Zotac(19DA 2346) 1GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 21.21.13.7270
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
18.2% Very poor
Lighting 56.6
Reflection 40.6
Parallax 53
16% 50.1 fps
MRender 48.3
Gravity 56.8
Splatting 37.9
24% 47.7 fps
Poor: 17%
This bench: 18.2%
Great: 21%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ ARC 100 120GB-$68
34GB free
Firmware: 1.00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
59.6% Above average
Read 335
Write 379
Mixed 184
67% 300 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 62.5
4K Mixed 6.39
72% 29.8 MB/s
DQ Read 23.6
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 14.4
25% 46.6 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 93%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
202GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
73.4% Very good
Read 139
Write 117
Mixed 99.3
88% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.79
4K Mixed 0.35
95% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
28.5% Poor
MC Read 9.4
MC Write 10
MC Mixed 9.2
27% 9.53 GB/s
SC Read 5.5
SC Write 5.6
SC Mixed 6.7
17% 5.93 GB/s
Latency 71.2
56% 71.2 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 28.5%
Great: 35%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970A-G43 (MS-7693) Builds (Compare 2,977 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693) - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $372
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