MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics3.27% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive69% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory3.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160108
Uptime6.7 Days
Run DateJan 24 '21 at 18:10
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8300-$168
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
65.7% Good
Memory 87.2
1-Core 76.6
2-Core 132
63% 98.8 Pts
4-Core 240
8-Core 405
41% 322 Pts
64-Core 401
27% 401 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 710
Gigabyte(1458 36F7) 2GB
CLim: 954 MHz, MLim: 400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
3.27% Terrible
Lighting 4.2
Reflection 4.1
Parallax 4.4
3% 4.23 fps
MRender 3.7
Gravity 3.9
Splatting 5
3% 4.2 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.27%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 321 205 208 207 208 206 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
69% Good
Read 400
Write 377
Mixed 316
SusWrite 226
74% 329 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 45.3
4K Mixed 36
116% 37.2 MB/s
DQ Read 38
DQ Write 87.9
DQ Mixed 49.3
42% 58.4 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 69%
Great: 124%
Generic Flash Disk 64GB
59GB free, PID 6387
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 10
Write 4.5
Mixed 5.5
8% 6.67 MB/s
4K Read 2.9
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
11% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 3% Great: 20%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
43.3% Average
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 13.7
MC Mixed 13.5
43% 15.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 12.1
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 70.3
57% 70.3 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 43.3%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970A-G43 (MS-7693) Builds (Compare 2,976 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $383
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