MSI 970A-G43 PLUS (MS-7974)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 59.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics77.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive52.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Run History
8 months ago, 8 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7974
MotherboardMSI 970A-G43 PLUS (MS-7974)  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160704
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 23:33
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-8350-$81
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
59.8% Above average
SC Int 91.1
SC Float 78.3
SC Mixed 82.2
67% 83.9 Pts
QC Int 302
QC Float 260
QC Mixed 287
64% 283 Pts
MC Int 535
MC Float 466
MC Mixed 536
77% 513 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2146 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
77.4% Very good
Lighting 243
Reflection 213
Parallax 226
73% 228 fps
MRender 161
Gravity 226
Splatting 176
80% 188 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 120GB-$50
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
52.4% Above average
Read 498
Write 239
Mixed 303
76% 347 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 29.9
4K Mixed 7.91
58% 19.7 MB/s
DQ Read 23
DQ Write 31.7
DQ Mixed 7.86
11% 20.9 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 52.4%
Great: 93%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$48
776GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 153
Mixed 169
124% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.2
85% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung 1866 CL10 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
50.5% Above average
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 17.6
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 9.6
SC Mixed 13.9
32% 11.2 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 60%
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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 PLUS (MS-7974) Builds (Compare 1,662 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI 970A-G43 PLUS (MS-7974)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $292
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