MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 51.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics26.5% 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 Drive67.5% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 10 '19 at 16:34
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-6300-$88
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
51.4% Above average
1-Core 81.3
2-Core 153
56% 117 Pts
4-Core 295
8-Core 400
45% 347 Pts
64-Core 393
26% 393 Pts
Poor: 25%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 47%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$113
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
26.5% Poor
Lighting 102
Reflection 65.6
Parallax 101
26% 89.5 fps
MRender 79.8
Gravity 98.4
Splatting 73.9
27% 84 fps
Poor: 24%
This bench: 26.5%
Great: 29%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS2211 240GB-$90
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS221016
SusWrite @10s intervals: 262 288 169 172 239 289 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
67.5% Good
Read 402
Write 374
Mixed 272
SusWrite 237
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 57.3
4K Mixed 31.4
111% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 30.1
DQ Write 90.7
DQ Mixed 38.8
36% 53.2 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 106%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$90
465GB free
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 660 918 915 618 618 612 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
194% Outstanding
Read 1,346
Write 1123
Mixed 1,085
SusWrite 723
240% 1,069 MB/s
4K Read 58.8
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 72.2
239% 80.1 MB/s
DQ Read 502
DQ Write 462
DQ Mixed 503
372% 489 MB/s
Poor: 206%
This bench: 194%
Great: 325%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Patriot PSD34G160081 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
44.8% Average
MC Read 19.7
MC Write 12.9
MC Mixed 14.5
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 12.4
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 67.6
59% 67.6 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 44.8%
Great: 58%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970A-G43 (MS-7693) Builds (Compare 9,062 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Motherboard: MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693) - $72

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $431
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