MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 49.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics8.28% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 days ago, 4 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121226
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 11:21
Run Duration261 Seconds
Run User JPN-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-8320-$118
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
49.4% Average
SC Int 74.6
SC Float 66.3
SC Mixed 70.4
56% 70.4 Pts
QC Int 247
QC Float 214
QC Mixed 237
53% 233 Pts
MC Int 432
MC Float 376
MC Mixed 400
61% 403 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 49.4%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6670
Sapphire(174B E194) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
8.28% Terrible
Lighting 27.7
Reflection 23.6
Parallax 23
8% 24.8 fps
MRender 18.6
Gravity 19.5
Splatting 21
10% 19.7 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 8.28%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 500GB-$159
448GB free
Firmware: GM4OA5CA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
45.8% Average
Read 82.3
Write 77
Mixed 64.8
56% 74.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.36
97% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 45.8%
Great: 50%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$64
464GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
71.9% Very good
Read 149
Write 102
Mixed 5.11
61% 85.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.18
4K Write 0.28
4K Mixed 0.17
32% 0.21 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 110%
Mass Storage Device 32GB
28GB free, PID 125c
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
9.24% Terrible
Read 19.8
Write 10.7
Mixed 6.26
13% 12.3 MB/s
4K Read 3.79
4K Write 1.02
4K Mixed 0.47
65% 1.76 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 9.24%
Great: 17%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Team Team-Elite-1600 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
27.6% Poor
MC Read 9.5
MC Write 9.3
MC Mixed 8.4
26% 9.07 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 7
SC Mixed 8.1
23% 7.97 GB/s
Latency 89.5
45% 89.5 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 27.6%
Great: 34%
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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 3,801 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $357
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