MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
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 50.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics31.1% 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 Drive69.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory10.1 GB free of 12 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150518
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 08:58
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU8%

 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 FX-6300-$70
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
50.5% Above average
SC Int 81.8
SC Float 70.2
SC Mixed 75.2
61% 75.7 Pts
QC Int 262
QC Float 225
QC Mixed 246
55% 244 Pts
MC Int 335
MC Float 290
MC Mixed 327
48% 317 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 460-$85
CLim: 1250 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
31.1% Below average
Lighting 90.1
Reflection 84.4
Parallax 106
30% 93.6 fps
MRender 65.7
Gravity 82.5
Splatting 80.6
32% 76.3 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 31.1%
Great: 32%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Savage 240GB-$120
142GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.r Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
69.3% Good
Read 488
Write 460
Mixed 478
106% 475 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 42.1
4K Mixed 9.78
63% 23.4 MB/s
DQ Read 19.2
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 13.2
29% 56.7 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 101%
Seagate ST3500820AS 500GB
435GB free
Firmware: SD81 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
50% Above average
Read 94.6
Write 79.5
Mixed 77.3
63% 83.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.44
103% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 50%
Great: 59%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$33
435GB free
Firmware: KC44 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
71.5% Very good
Read 125
Write 124
Mixed 84.5
83% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.17
4K Mixed 0.82
142% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT325U6EFR8C-PB Kingston 9905584-015.A00LF HMT325U6EFR8C-PB Kingston 9905584-015.A00LF 12GB
800, 800, 800, 800 MHz
2048, 4096, 2048, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
47.2% Average
MC Read 20
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 16
48% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 13.3
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 47.2%
Great: 49%
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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 2,588 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-G46 (MS-7693) - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $423
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