MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 43.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics68% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive64.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131008
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 01:12
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
43.3% Average
SC Int 63
SC Float 57
SC Mixed 57.2
47% 59.1 Pts
QC Int 220
QC Float 202
QC Mixed 223
49% 215 Pts
MC Int 353
MC Float 312
MC Mixed 283
48% 316 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 43.3%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$200
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
68% Good
Lighting 210
Reflection 180
Parallax 191
63% 194 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 196
Splatting 162
72% 168 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 68%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX300 240GB-$88
162GB free
Firmware: M2CR010 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
64.2% Good
Read 365
Write 364
Mixed 357
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 50.6
4K Mixed 16.2
85% 30.4 MB/s
DQ Read 27.3
DQ Write 81.7
DQ Mixed 16.4
24% 41.8 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1333 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
26% Poor
MC Read 8.8
MC Write 8.4
MC Mixed 8
24% 8.4 GB/s
SC Read 6.8
SC Write 7.2
SC Mixed 7.4
20% 7.13 GB/s
Latency 81.8
49% 81.8 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 26%
Great: 55%
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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 2,757 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: 64% - Good Total price: $402
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