MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (17th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 83 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 45%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Boot Drive39.6% 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 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.
Very high background CPU (57%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20121018
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateFeb 10 '17 at 23:54
Run Duration69 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 57%

 PC Performing way below expectations (17th 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-8150-$183
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
45% Average
SC Int 61.3
SC Float 59.9
SC Mixed 60.6
48% 60.6 Pts
QC Int 222
QC Float 210
QC Mixed 221
49% 218 Pts
MC Int 384
MC Float 344
MC Mixed 370
55% 366 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 45%
Great: 56%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
17GB free
Firmware: DXT08B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
39.6% Below average
Read 338
Write 57.2
Mixed 58.4
32% 151 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 48.9
4K Mixed 9.3
74% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 25.5
DQ Write 38.7
DQ Mixed 9.88
14% 24.7 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 39.6%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16GB
667, 667 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
37.2% Below average
MC Read 13.7
MC Write 12.9
MC Mixed 12.8
38% 13.1 GB/s
SC Read 7.1
SC Write 8.6
SC Mixed 9.8
24% 8.5 GB/s
Latency 83.1
48% 83.1 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 37.2%
Great: 53%
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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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Gaming
Gaming 35%
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Desktop
Desktop 47%
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Workstation
Workstation 31%
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Motherboard: MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693) - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $438
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