MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Gaming 60%
Desktop 55%
Workstation 46%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 56.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics68.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
Very high background CPU (59%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 07:11
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 59%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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-8320-$106
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
56.1% Above average
SC Int 77.1
SC Float 67.7
SC Mixed 76.7
59% 73.8 Pts
QC Int 267
QC Float 250
QC Mixed 271
60% 262 Pts
MC Int 508
MC Float 420
MC Mixed 492
71% 473 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$335
Device(0000 0000) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
68.8% Good
Lighting 215
Reflection 190
Parallax 202
65% 203 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 201
Splatting 160
72% 167 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
121GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
68% Good
Read 388
Write 315
Mixed 338
77% 347 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 49
4K Mixed 21.6
102% 34.3 MB/s
DQ Read 40.2
DQ Write 81.3
DQ Mixed 22.1
28% 47.8 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 68%
Great: 114%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
390GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 156
Mixed 133
112% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.16
4K Write 2.15
4K Mixed 0.22
71% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 667 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
52.9% Above average
MC Read 23.2
MC Write 15.2
MC Mixed 18.7
54% 19 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 13.9
32% 11.2 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 52.9%
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 5,439 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation 29%

Motherboard: MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693) - $62

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $422
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