MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 47.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics22% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years 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.
Very high background CPU (39%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory14.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 12:37
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User CHL-User
Background CPU 39%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-4300-$53
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
47.8% Average
SC Int 80.8
SC Float 76.6
SC Mixed 78.9
63% 78.8 Pts
QC Int 173
QC Float 176
QC Mixed 226
43% 192 Pts
MC Int 224
MC Float 237
MC Mixed 238
35% 233 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 50%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 650 Ti-$152
Zotac(19DA 5294) 2GB
CLim: 1072 MHz, MLim: 1456 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
22% Poor
Lighting 56.1
Reflection 40.6
Parallax 67.7
19% 54.8 fps
MRender 52.3
Gravity 74
Splatting 40.7
24% 55.7 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 22%
Great: 22%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Purple 3TB (2014)-$90
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
Read 140
Write 147
Mixed 104
97% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.26
102% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
42.5% Average
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 11.2
MC Mixed 15.6
43% 15 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 11.4
28% 9.7 GB/s
Latency 74
54% 74 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 61%
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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 4,505 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693) - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $443
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