MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 55.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics39.6% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130716
Uptime2.6 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 18:14
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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-$119
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
55.5% Above average
SC Int 82
SC Float 69.9
SC Mixed 73.3
60% 75.1 Pts
QC Int 282
QC Float 248
QC Mixed 271
61% 267 Pts
MC Int 500
MC Float 409
MC Mixed 494
70% 468 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
EVGA(3842 2765) 2GB
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
39.6% Below average
Lighting 102
Reflection 79.2
Parallax 142
36% 108 fps
MRender 89.8
Gravity 122
Splatting 79.6
42% 97.3 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 39.6%
Great: 40%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba P300 1TB-$46
822GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 154
Mixed 130
111% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.2
78% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1866 CL9 Series 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
43.2% Average
MC Read 18.9
MC Write 13.6
MC Mixed 14
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 9
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 12.6
28% 9.97 GB/s
Latency 85.3
47% 85.3 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 43.2%
Great: 68%
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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 2,389 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $602
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