MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk
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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 47.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics1.18% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive67.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (84%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory24.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors, 1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120814
Uptime4.6 Days
Run DateMay 08 '21 at 16:05
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 84%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-4100-$110
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
47.9% Average
Memory 71.6
1-Core 56.5
2-Core 99.4
49% 75.8 Pts
4-Core 140
8-Core 152
20% 146 Pts
64-Core 170
11% 170 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 8600 GT
XFX(1682 2286) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 342.01
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.18% Terrible
Lighting 1.3
Reflection 1.4
Parallax 0.3
1% 1 fps
MRender 3
Gravity 1.4
Splatting 2.2
1% 2.2 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.18%
Great: 2%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$268
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 353 200 149 128 124 108 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
67.1% Good
Read 397
Write 380
Mixed 331
SusWrite 177
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 47.9
4K Mixed 30.3
105% 35.1 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 162
126% 172 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 126%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 32GB
667, 667, 667, 667 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
36.2% Below average
MC Read 14.3
MC Write 11.3
MC Mixed 13.1
37% 12.9 GB/s
SC Read 7.3
SC Write 7.3
SC Mixed 10.8
24% 8.47 GB/s
Latency 97.7
41% 97.7 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 36.2%
Great: 87%

 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 2,563 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $408
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