MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 45.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics7.41% 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 2 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
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 18 '17 at 00:31
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 X4 945
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
45.6% Average
SC Int 79.8
SC Float 48.7
SC Mixed 60.6
50% 63 Pts
QC Int 322
QC Float 194
QC Mixed 240
57% 252 Pts
MC Int 322
MC Float 194
MC Mixed 243
38% 253 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 46%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 9800 GT
Asus(1043 8319) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
7.41% Terrible
Lighting 27.6
Reflection 26.5
Parallax 9.5
6% 21.2 fps
MRender 18.3
Gravity 22.4
Splatting 15.4
8% 18.7 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 7.41%
Great: 7%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$39
254GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
59.2% Above average
Read 107
Write 99.8
Mixed 73.3
70% 93.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 1.28
4K Mixed 0.33
96% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR3 2133 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 800 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
27.3% Poor
MC Read 11.5
MC Write 6
MC Mixed 9.6
26% 9.03 GB/s
SC Read 6.3
SC Write 5.2
SC Mixed 8
19% 6.5 GB/s
Latency 76.8
52% 76.8 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 27.3%
Great: 55%
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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 4,770 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $470
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