MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 46.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics36.7% 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.
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
12 days ago, 6 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131008
Uptime1 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 04:57
Run Duration103 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-8320E-$89
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
46.3% Average
SC Int 71.9
SC Float 60.4
SC Mixed 67.2
53% 66.5 Pts
QC Int 220
QC Float 198
QC Mixed 226
49% 215 Pts
MC Int 341
MC Float 311
MC Mixed 324
49% 325 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$145
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
36.7% Below average
Lighting 112
Reflection 77.1
Parallax 115
35% 101 fps
MRender 77.4
Gravity 109
Splatting 78.8
38% 88.3 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 36.7%
Great: 43%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$63
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC4H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
Read 168
Write 142
Mixed 148
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.54
4K Mixed 0.2
49% 0.38 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB-$138
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
41.1% Average
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 13.7
MC Mixed 14.4
42% 14.6 GB/s
SC Read 8.1
SC Write 8.1
SC Mixed 11.1
26% 9.1 GB/s
Latency 78.9
51% 78.9 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 86%
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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 3,328 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: 74% - Very good Total price: $606
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