MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 49.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics7.43% 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 Drive52.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory14GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 14GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 9 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 970A-G43 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 14 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160108
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 03 '17 at 06:42
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-8300-$88
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
49.2% Average
SC Int 73.4
SC Float 64.9
SC Mixed 69.5
55% 69.3 Pts
QC Int 254
QC Float 229
QC Mixed 235
54% 239 Pts
MC Int 424
MC Float 364
MC Mixed 413
60% 401 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 49.2%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 240
XFX(1682 7240) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 16.150.2211.1001
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
7.43% Terrible
Lighting 21.9
Reflection 23.6
Parallax 28.8
8% 24.8 fps
MRender 15.1
Gravity 18.9
Splatting 18.4
7% 17.5 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 7.43%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Neutron XT 240GB-$170
176GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
52.6% Above average
Read 212
Write 320
Mixed 219
56% 250 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 42
4K Mixed 13.3
76% 26.4 MB/s
DQ Read 27
DQ Write 82.4
DQ Mixed 15.1
23% 41.5 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 102%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
555GB free
Firmware: CC29 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
Read 136
Write 146
Mixed 79.7
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.32
100% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C9D3/4GX KHX1600C9D3/4GX Samsung M378B5673FH0-CF8 99U5474-038.A00LF 14GB
800, 800, 533, 667 MHz
4096, 4096, 2048, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
37.3% Below average
MC Read 13.7
MC Write 12.6
MC Mixed 12.4
37% 12.9 GB/s
SC Read 8.7
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 10.1
26% 9 GB/s
Latency 76
53% 76 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 37.3%
Great: 37%
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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 5,833 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693) - $62

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $434
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