MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 45%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics49.8% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive81.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
Run History
1 month ago, 29 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 06:11
Run Duration188 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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-$77
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
45% Average
SC Int 58.1
SC Float 58.1
SC Mixed 62.5
48% 59.6 Pts
QC Int 231
QC Float 208
QC Mixed 224
50% 221 Pts
MC Int 326
MC Float 280
MC Mixed 315
46% 307 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 45%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
XFX(1682 3001) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
49.8% Average
Lighting 153
Reflection 88.9
Parallax 218
55% 153 fps
MRender 69.2
Gravity 150
Splatting 98.1
46% 106 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 51%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
336GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
81.4% Excellent
Read 488
Write 379
Mixed 403
94% 423 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 53.3
4K Mixed 26.2
114% 37.9 MB/s
DQ Read 110
DQ Write 92.3
DQ Mixed 45.7
49% 82.6 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 118%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$115
13GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
68.7% Good
Read 453
Write 313
Mixed 257
75% 341 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 37.5
4K Mixed 18.4
93% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 106
DQ Write 71.8
DQ Mixed 32.3
39% 70.1 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 94%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$55
552GB free
Firmware: CC29 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
75.4% Very good
Read 128
Write 135
Mixed 128
98% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.29
4K Mixed 0.35
76% 0.65 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 108%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 32GB-$10
29GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
14.1% Very poor
Read 28.9
Write 13.3
Mixed 14.5
21% 18.9 MB/s
4K Read 4.72
4K Write 1.93
4K Mixed 0.86
112% 2.5 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 14.1%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB-$85
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
48.2% Average
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 13.6
MC Mixed 17.4
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.5
SC Write 8.9
SC Mixed 13.6
30% 10.7 GB/s
Latency 66.9
60% 66.9 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 63%
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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 4,224 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: $452
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