MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 34.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Boot Drive39.4% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
Very high background CPU (68%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
8 months ago, 8 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory2.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160108
Uptime6.1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 01:01
Run Duration211 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 68%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-8320E-$82
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
34.6% Below average
SC Int 56
SC Float 46.9
SC Mixed 43.8
39% 48.9 Pts
QC Int 175
QC Float 164
QC Mixed 168
38% 169 Pts
MC Int 37.9
MC Float 175
MC Mixed 352
28% 189 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 34.6%
Great: 58%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 120 GB 120GB
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE3000RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
39.4% Below average
Read 406
Write 129
Mixed 215
55% 250 MB/s
4K Read 16.5
4K Write 22.8
4K Mixed 5.71
44% 15 MB/s
DQ Read 77.4
DQ Write 39.3
DQ Mixed 6.18
18% 41 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 50%
WD Blue 2.5" 640GB (2010)-$60
259GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
45.3% Average
Read 78
Write 79.9
Mixed 74.1
58% 77.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.43
4K Mixed 0.16
63% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 48%
WD Black 750GB (2008)-$187
298GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
59% Above average
Read 111
Write 94.2
Mixed 107
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.99
4K Mixed 0.41
112% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 59%
Great: 63%
USB Mass Storage Device 16GB
13GB free, PID 121c
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
16.9% Very poor
Read 19.8
Write 17
Mixed 17.5
23% 18.1 MB/s
4K Read 3.99
4K Write 3.05
4K Mixed 1.6
173% 2.88 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 16.9%
Great: 14%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x4GB-$35
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
41.4% Average
MC Read 18.8
MC Write 13.4
MC Mixed 14.1
44% 15.4 GB/s
SC Read 5.5
SC Write 6.1
SC Mixed 3.6
14% 5.07 GB/s
Latency 70
57% 70 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 41.4%
Great: 68%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 49%
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Workstation
Workstation 32%
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Motherboard: MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693) - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $474
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