MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 49.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics23.4% 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 Drive62.1% 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 8 years and 4 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-G46 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory1.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20121031
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateSep 27 '17 at 21:33
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 Phenom II X6 1055T-$175
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.45 GHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
49.3% Average
SC Int 84.5
SC Float 50.6
SC Mixed 63
53% 66 Pts
QC Int 337
QC Float 200
QC Mixed 253
60% 263 Pts
MC Int 490
MC Float 296
MC Mixed 367
58% 384 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 50%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 560 Ti-$188
Gigabyte(1458 3515) 1GB
CLim: 900 MHz, MLim: 1002 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
23.4% Poor
Lighting 65.8
Reflection 66.2
Parallax 62.6
20% 64.9 fps
MRender 60.8
Gravity 67.5
Splatting 54.3
26% 60.9 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 23.4%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$79
2GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
62.1% Good
Read 268
Write 318
Mixed 243
62% 276 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 47.7
4K Mixed 19.9
100% 33.4 MB/s
DQ Read 37
DQ Write 64.6
DQ Mixed 20.1
24% 40.6 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 114%
Hitachi HDT721010SLA360 1TB-$90
854GB free
Firmware: ST6OA31B Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
58.1% Above average
Read 108
Write 94.2
Mixed 26.1
55% 76.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.97
4K Mixed 0.36
106% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 60%
Samsung HD502HJ 500GB-$50
63GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
57.7% Above average
Read 103
Write 97.6
Mixed 50.3
62% 83.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 2.69
4K Mixed 0.36
109% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 77%
TOSHIBA MK2546GSX 250GB
54GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
18% Very poor
Read 41.1
Write 37.8
Mixed 11.2
35% 30 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.27
51% 0.62 MB/s
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GB
667, 667 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
37.2% Below average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 8
MC Mixed 13.5
37% 12.8 GB/s
SC Read 7.5
SC Write 6.5
SC Mixed 8.1
21% 7.37 GB/s
Latency 61.5
65% 61.5 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 37.2%
Great: 50%
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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 2,753 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $388
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