MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 51.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics120% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive53.8% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 7 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 (32%). 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)
Memory3.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 07 '17 at 00:22
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd 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-8320-$106
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.75 GHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
51.5% Above average
SC Int 74.6
SC Float 64.3
SC Mixed 69.8
56% 69.6 Pts
QC Int 266
QC Float 232
QC Mixed 253
57% 250 Pts
MC Int 458
MC Float 390
MC Mixed 418
64% 422 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 51.5%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
Device(0000 0000) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Lighting 290
Reflection 362
Parallax 447
107% 366 fps
MRender 233
Gravity 406
Splatting 241
129% 294 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 120%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Neutron XT 240GB-$170
32GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
53.8% Above average
Read 195
Write 295
Mixed 242
55% 244 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 52.1
4K Mixed 14.3
87% 31.2 MB/s
DQ Read 27.1
DQ Write 86.5
DQ Mixed 16.9
24% 43.5 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 102%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$46
856GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
78.1% Very good
Read 105
Write 167
Mixed 125
99% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 2.88
4K Mixed 0.36
112% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
26.5% Poor
MC Read 8.9
MC Write 8.5
MC Mixed 8
24% 8.47 GB/s
SC Read 7.2
SC Write 7.3
SC Mixed 8
22% 7.5 GB/s
Latency 77.1
52% 77.1 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 26.5%
Great: 63%
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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 3,345 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $461
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