MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 60.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics66% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive43.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory22.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130204
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 00:41
Run Duration350 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$121
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
60.4% Good
SC Int 87.6
SC Float 74.4
SC Mixed 78.2
64% 80.1 Pts
QC Int 335
QC Float 271
QC Mixed 298
68% 302 Pts
MC Int 537
MC Float 459
MC Mixed 533
77% 510 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
66% Good
Lighting 187
Reflection 185
Parallax 209
60% 194 fps
MRender 157
Gravity 197
Splatting 133
70% 162 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 66%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LS 120GB-$66
35GB free
Firmware: S8FM05.8 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (43rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port
44.8% Average
Read 209
Write 198
Mixed 134
40% 181 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 55
4K Mixed 10.7
76% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 24.1
DQ Write 80.9
DQ Mixed 10.9
20% 38.6 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 44.8%
Great: 86%
Corsair Force LS 120GB-$66
22GB free
Firmware: S8FM05.8 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (42nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port
44.1% Average
Read 200
Write 197
Mixed 153
41% 184 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 55.4
4K Mixed 10.2
76% 29.2 MB/s
DQ Read 24.1
DQ Write 80.7
DQ Mixed 10.9
20% 38.6 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 86%
Corsair Force LS 120GB-$66
16GB free
Firmware: S8FM05.8 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (40th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port
43.5% Average
Read 203
Write 197
Mixed 90.4
36% 164 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 50.1
4K Mixed 10.5
73% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 24.5
DQ Write 83.2
DQ Mixed 11
21% 39.5 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 43.5%
Great: 86%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
571GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
63.8% Good
Read 116
Write 106
Mixed 91.7
78% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 2.17
4K Mixed 0.27
101% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 105%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$74
288GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
71.3% Very good
Read 129
Write 119
Mixed 80.4
82% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 2.28
4K Mixed 0.22
97% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 84%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$73
112GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
56.1% Above average
Read 109
Write 86.5
Mixed 18.7
52% 71.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.34
4K Mixed 0.14
60% 0.65 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905403-02X.A00LF KHX1600C10D3/8GX 9905403-02X.A00LF KHX1600C10D3/8GX 32GB
800, 667, 800, 667 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
44.5% Average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 15.3
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 12.7
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 71.9
56% 71.9 ns
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L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical 970A-G46 (MS-7693) Builds (Compare 3,132 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $634
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