MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 48.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics20.1% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 9 years 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)
Memory6.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20131008
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 06 '18 at 08:52
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th 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-6300-$62
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
48.3% Average
SC Int 76
SC Float 69.9
SC Mixed 74.1
59% 73.3 Pts
QC Int 236
QC Float 206
QC Mixed 229
51% 224 Pts
MC Int 334
MC Float 289
MC Mixed 328
48% 317 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 332.17
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
20.1% Poor
Lighting 58.7
Reflection 40.7
Parallax 54.4
18% 51.3 fps
MRender 53.8
Gravity 58.9
Splatting 39.6
22% 50.8 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 20.1%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
805GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC49
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 59 77 80 79 74 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
70% Good
Read 172
Write 185
Mixed 89.9
SusWrite 72.3
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 70%
Great: 113%
Kingston DataTraveler R3.0 G2 USB 3.0 32GB-$22
13GB free, PID 16a2
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 31 31 32 30 32 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
14.9% Very poor
Read 32.1
Write 24.7
Mixed 12
SusWrite 31.1
33% 25 MB/s
4K Read 6.8
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 1
80% 2.8 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 14.9%
Great: 36%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT8G3D1608DT1TX0. 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
28.1% Poor
MC Read 9.3
MC Write 8.7
MC Mixed 8.4
25% 8.8 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 9
25% 8.6 GB/s
Latency 71.2
56% 71.2 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 28.1%
Great: 36%
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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 4,495 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $445
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