MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Gaming 16%
Desktop 47%
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 51.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics7.93% 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 Drive61.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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 7 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130716
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMar 28 '17 at 05:52
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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-6200 Six-Core-$98
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
51.3% Above average
SC Int 72.2
SC Float 68.7
SC Mixed 73
57% 71.3 Pts
QC Int 266
QC Float 235
QC Mixed 252
57% 251 Pts
MC Int 359
MC Float 320
MC Mixed 366
52% 348 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 240
PwrHis(1787 2012) 2GB
MaxC: 780 MHz, MaxM: 900 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 16.7.3
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
7.93% Terrible
Lighting 22.4
Reflection 24.1
Parallax 29.1
8% 25.2 fps
MRender 15.9
Gravity 18.8
Splatting 18.9
8% 17.9 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 7.93%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ AMD Radeon R7 120GB-$70
7GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
61.4% Good
Read 370
Write 304
Mixed 229
67% 301 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 67.9
4K Mixed 11.2
87% 34.4 MB/s
DQ Read 28.7
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 12.3
28% 53.5 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 98%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$60
912GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
72.2% Very good
Read 126
Write 125
Mixed 91.6
85% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.97
4K Write 2.74
4K Mixed 0.24
118% 1.32 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-020.A00LF 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
46.7% Average
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 16.5
48% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 8.9
SC Mixed 12.9
29% 10 GB/s
Latency 68
59% 68 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 46.7%
Great: 54%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970A-G46 (MS-7693) Builds (Compare 2,375 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 50%
Desktop 49%
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693) - $82

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $529
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