MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation 30%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 39.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics64.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (43%). 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)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121031
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 07 '17 at 03:43
Run Duration186 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 43%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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-6100-$54
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
39.4% Below average
SC Int 60.3
SC Float 53.8
SC Mixed 55.5
45% 56.5 Pts
QC Int 170
QC Float 186
QC Mixed 198
42% 185 Pts
MC Int 248
MC Float 228
MC Mixed 248
36% 242 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 50%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$330
CLim: 1288 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
64.8% Good
Lighting 180
Reflection 166
Parallax 254
64% 200 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 185
Splatting 128
66% 152 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
50GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
57.2% Above average
Read 374
Write 260
Mixed 202
62% 279 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 35.6
4K Mixed 15.4
83% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 31.2
DQ Write 58.2
DQ Mixed 16.2
20% 35.2 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 57.2%
Great: 92%
Seagate Barracuda Green 1TB-$48
637GB free
Firmware: CC32 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
57.2% Above average
Read 89.6
Write 110
Mixed 98.4
75% 99.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.26
4K Write 0.97
4K Mixed 0.39
73% 0.54 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 57.2%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16GB
667, 667, 667, 667 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
42.1% Average
MC Read 17
MC Write 13.1
MC Mixed 15.3
43% 15.1 GB/s
SC Read 7.7
SC Write 7.5
SC Mixed 11.6
26% 8.93 GB/s
Latency 79
51% 79 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 42.1%
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 3,970 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop 47%
Workstation 31%
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Motherboard: MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693) - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $448
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