MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 57.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics65.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130716
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 15:55
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-8350-$115
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
57.7% Above average
SC Int 79.3
SC Float 70.8
SC Mixed 74.8
60% 75 Pts
QC Int 314
QC Float 264
QC Mixed 288
66% 289 Pts
MC Int 493
MC Float 422
MC Mixed 483
70% 466 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$350
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
65.8% Good
Lighting 202
Reflection 176
Parallax 197
62% 192 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 190
Splatting 135
69% 159 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
627GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
88.6% Excellent
Read 155
Write 153
Mixed 118
106% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 2.34
4K Mixed 0.21
102% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 104%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$40
31GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
51.2% Above average
Read 105
Write 73.4
Mixed 84.4
66% 87.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.38
89% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 51.2%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. F3-12800CL9-4GBRL F3-12800CL9-4GBRL 16GB
800, 800, 800 MHz
8192, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
36.7% Below average
MC Read 13.5
MC Write 12.4
MC Mixed 11.6
36% 12.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 7.1
SC Mixed 10.2
26% 8.97 GB/s
Latency 70.8
56% 70.8 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 36.7%
Great: 39%
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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 3,355 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $615
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