MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 30%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 27%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics22.3% 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.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 7 years and 10 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.
Run History
3 months ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory2.3 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20121226
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 19:51
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 Phenom II X6 1090T-$345
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
27% Poor
SC Int 77.5
SC Float 45.9
SC Mixed 56.8
48% 60.1 Pts
QC Int 155
QC Float 87.7
QC Mixed 109
27% 117 Pts
MC Int 142
MC Float 86.6
MC Mixed 107
17% 112 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 27%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$103
MaxC: 1333 MHz, MaxM: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 378.66
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
22.3% Poor
Lighting 70.2
Reflection 46
Parallax 67.6
21% 61.3 fps
MRender 54.9
Gravity 72.4
Splatting 40.4
27% 55.9 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 22.3%
Great: 24%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$75
829GB free
Firmware: CC44 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 196
Mixed 112
124% 168 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 5.33
4K Mixed 0.75
217% 2.31 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 112%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix DMT451E6AFR8C-PB 1x4GB
1 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
23.5% Poor
MC Read 8.9
MC Write 4.9
MC Mixed 8.7
21% 7.5 GB/s
SC Read 4.5
SC Write 4.9
SC Mixed 5.4
14% 4.93 GB/s
Latency 70.4
57% 70.4 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 23.5%
Great: 33%
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 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 3,487 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Motherboard: MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693) - $62

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $530
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