MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation 20%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 50%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics45.3% 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 Drive31.8% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 10 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). 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)
Memory2.8 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150518
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 29 '17 at 13:34
Run Duration191 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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-$60
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
50% Average
SC Int 80.2
SC Float 71
SC Mixed 75.9
61% 75.7 Pts
QC Int 254
QC Float 217
QC Mixed 239
54% 237 Pts
MC Int 339
MC Float 291
MC Mixed 329
48% 320 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 50%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380-$228
CLim: 985 MHz, MLim: 1450 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 16.12.1
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
45.3% Average
Lighting 135
Reflection 132
Parallax 174
46% 147 fps
MRender 104
Gravity 119
Splatting 89.6
45% 104 fps
Poor: 41%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 47%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 120GB (2016)-$50
75GB free
Firmware: Z3311000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
31.8% Below average
Read 352
Write 73.3
Mixed 104
38% 176 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 23.1
4K Mixed 2.32
43% 14.5 MB/s
DQ Read 22.2
DQ Write 44.9
DQ Mixed 1.54
10% 22.9 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 31.8%
Great: 53%
Hitachi HUA723020ALA640 2TB-$54
1.5TB free
Firmware: MK7ONA00 Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
65.4% Good
Read 117
Write 110
Mixed 32.7
63% 86.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.93
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.42
116% 1 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 86%
Corsair Flash Voyager GT USB 3.0 64GB-$47
8GB free, PID 1a09
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
18.5% Very poor
Read 80.8
Write 14.2
Mixed 21.4
37% 38.8 MB/s
4K Read 5.63
4K Write 0.77
4K Mixed 0.41
61% 2.27 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 18.5%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905584-032.A00LF 1x4GB
1 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
29% Poor
MC Read 11.2
MC Write 8.5
MC Mixed 7.6
26% 9.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 8.3
25% 8.83 GB/s
Latency 70
57% 70 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 29%
Great: 33%
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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 4,184 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 35%
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Desktop 47%
Workstation 31%
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Motherboard: MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693) - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $452
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