MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 44.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics36.1% 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 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.
Very high background CPU (74%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime8.8 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 09:28
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 74%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-4300-$55
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
44.1% Average
SC Int 68.8
SC Float 59.8
SC Mixed 61.1
51% 63.2 Pts
QC Int 234
QC Float 194
QC Mixed 230
50% 219 Pts
MC Int 222
MC Float 200
MC Mixed 218
32% 213 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 52%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7870-$203
MSI(1462 2740) 2GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1200 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
36.1% Below average
Lighting 112
Reflection 87.3
Parallax 146
38% 115 fps
MRender 61.1
Gravity 93.8
Splatting 89.7
34% 81.5 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 36.1%
Great: 38%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 1TB
545GB free
Firmware: 2AR20004 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
45.3% Average
Read 72.2
Write 85.4
Mixed 81.2
60% 79.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.22
71% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 59%
Seagate ST9250410AS 250GB-$40
111GB free
Firmware: 0006HPM1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
47.4% Average
Read 86.5
Write 78.7
Mixed 23.1
46% 62.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.31
74% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 47.4%
Great: 54%
Samsung HD502HJ 500GB-$50
9GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
46.5% Average
Read 79.7
Write 81.8
Mixed 71.9
58% 77.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 2.41
4K Mixed 0.43
118% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 79%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT4G3D1869DT1TX0. 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
40.1% Average
MC Read 16.4
MC Write 11.3
MC Mixed 13.6
39% 13.8 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 8.6
SC Mixed 13.1
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 70
57% 70 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 74%
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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 (MS-7693) Builds (Compare 3,606 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-G43 (MS-7693) - $62

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $470
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