MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 58.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics67.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive57.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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
6 months ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160108
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 11:24
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-$115
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
58.6% Above average
SC Int 78.1
SC Float 68
SC Mixed 74.2
59% 73.4 Pts
QC Int 309
QC Float 275
QC Mixed 295
66% 293 Pts
MC Int 497
MC Float 427
MC Mixed 492
71% 472 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$260
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
67.5% Good
Lighting 210
Reflection 181
Parallax 218
66% 203 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 195
Splatting 127
69% 159 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$80
98GB free
Firmware: X312 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
57.1% Above average
Read 487
Write 195
Mixed 214
65% 299 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 20.6
4K Mixed 14
73% 21.3 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 27.4
DQ Mixed 21.5
34% 69.6 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 85%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$50
132GB free
Firmware: CC49 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
64.7% Good
Read 134
Write 91.4
Mixed 116
86% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.28
86% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 64.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT4G3D1869DT1TX0. 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
51.9% Above average
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 19
53% 18.6 GB/s
SC Read 10.8
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 13.3
30% 10.7 GB/s
Latency 59.6
67% 59.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 51.9%
Great: 76%
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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 2,753 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: 66% - Good Total price: $388
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