MSI 970A-G43 PLUS (MS-7974)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
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 51.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics29.4% 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 Drive39.9% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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.
Run History
7 days ago, 7 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7974
MotherboardMSI 970A-G43 PLUS (MS-7974)  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160704
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 16:54
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 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-6300-$80
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
51.1% Above average
SC Int 84.4
SC Float 72.5
SC Mixed 78.1
63% 78.3 Pts
QC Int 253
QC Float 221
QC Mixed 245
54% 239 Pts
MC Int 335
MC Float 291
MC Mixed 334
48% 320 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 370-$141
CLim: 995 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.4.4
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
29.4% Poor
Lighting 84.5
Reflection 82.7
Parallax 108
29% 91.9 fps
MRender 60.5
Gravity 69.4
Splatting 86.9
30% 72.3 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 29.4%
Great: 33%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin ECO2 240GB-$101
55GB free
Firmware: 609ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
39.9% Below average
Read 305
Write 140
Mixed 190
46% 212 MB/s
4K Read 17.1
4K Write 12.7
4K Mixed 14.8
52% 14.9 MB/s
DQ Read 105
DQ Write 39.4
DQ Mixed 49.3
42% 64.6 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 39.9%
Great: 70%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
640GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 163
Mixed 153
120% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.41
4K Mixed 0.33
111% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
46.8% Average
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 12.3
MC Mixed 16.7
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 12.8
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 62%
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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 PLUS (MS-7974) Builds (Compare 1,062 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI 970A-G43 PLUS (MS-7974)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $613
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