MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 30%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 31%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics75.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory0.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160108
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 03:53
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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-8120
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
31% Below average
SC Int 44.8
SC Float 44.5
SC Mixed 45.4
36% 44.9 Pts
QC Int 145
QC Float 146
QC Mixed 142
33% 144 Pts
MC Int 282
MC Float 238
MC Mixed 296
41% 272 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 31%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-X-$781
CLim: 1050 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
75.3% Very good
Lighting 123
Reflection 138
Parallax 372
66% 211 fps
MRender 122
Gravity 269
Splatting 172
82% 188 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 120GB-$80
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 65% Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
338GB free
Firmware: CC56 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Read 148
Write 143
Mixed 145
110% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.12
60% 0.53 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
30.6% Below average
MC Read 11.6
MC Write 10.8
MC Mixed 9.4
30% 10.6 GB/s
SC Read 6.6
SC Write 6.7
SC Mixed 7.1
19% 6.8 GB/s
Latency 87
46% 87 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 30.6%
Great: 39%
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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 4,706 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693) - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $559
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