MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 56.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics38.4% 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 Drive52.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
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-G46 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120814
Uptime10.7 Days
Run DateJun 25 '17 at 05:54
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-8350-$119
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
56.1% Above average
SC Int 83.2
SC Float 72
SC Mixed 77
62% 77.4 Pts
QC Int 270
QC Float 246
QC Mixed 272
60% 263 Pts
MC Int 492
MC Float 426
MC Mixed 477
70% 465 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7950-$290
Asus(1043 0428) 3GB
CLim: 900 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
38.4% Below average
Lighting 120
Reflection 75.2
Parallax 158
41% 118 fps
MRender 57.6
Gravity 111
Splatting 82.1
36% 83.6 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 38.4%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
27GB free
Firmware: DXM03B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
52.2% Above average
Read 357
Write 138
Mixed 152
47% 215 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 61.5
4K Mixed 15.9
92% 34.4 MB/s
DQ Read 27.6
DQ Write 88.6
DQ Mixed 15.1
24% 43.8 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 101%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$50
1TB free
Firmware: CC4H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 157
Mixed 99.6
113% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.29
87% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16GB
800, 800 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
46.5% Average
MC Read 19.3
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 16.1
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 13.2
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 69.2
58% 69.2 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 52%
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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 3,346 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693) - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $615
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