MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 50.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics44.4% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive60.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
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-G46 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 03:37
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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-$77
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
50.2% Above average
SC Int 82.1
SC Float 70.7
SC Mixed 77.3
61% 76.7 Pts
QC Int 252
QC Float 213
QC Mixed 239
53% 234 Pts
MC Int 336
MC Float 290
MC Mixed 328
48% 318 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 50.2%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
MSI(1462 3201) 2GB
CLim: 1593 MHz, MLim: 1852 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
44.4% Average
Lighting 149
Reflection 123
Parallax 135
44% 136 fps
MRender 88.5
Gravity 130
Splatting 87.8
44% 102 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 44.4%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin ECO3 480GB-$155
122GB free
Firmware: O112 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
60.8% Good
Read 435
Write 249
Mixed 253
69% 312 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 32.5
4K Mixed 19.3
85% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 49.7
DQ Write 67.7
DQ Mixed 12.4
22% 43.2 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 83%
WD Purple 2TB (2014)-$74
926GB free
Firmware: 80.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
64.7% Good
Read 110
Write 116
Mixed 109
84% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 2.28
4K Mixed 0.26
92% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 64.7%
Great: 83%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
40GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
63.2% Good
Read 123
Write 96.5
Mixed 95.5
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.36
4K Mixed 0.34
111% 1.14 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
45.1% Average
MC Read 19.8
MC Write 12.4
MC Mixed 16.2
46% 16.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 11.4
28% 9.87 GB/s
Latency 74
54% 74 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 64%
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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 2,789 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $430
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