MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (10th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 90 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 37.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics26.3% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (65%). 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)
Memory7.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121226
Uptime3.4 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 06:34
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU 65%

 PC Performing way below expectations (10th 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-8150-$183
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
37.7% Below average
SC Int 60
SC Float 53.2
SC Mixed 45.5
42% 52.9 Pts
QC Int 154
QC Float 162
QC Mixed 188
38% 168 Pts
MC Int 376
MC Float 120
MC Mixed 373
44% 290 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 37.7%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 370-$153
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.3.1
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
26.3% Poor
Lighting 75.3
Reflection 66.2
Parallax 98.9
26% 80.1 fps
MRender 52.3
Gravity 63.5
Splatting 76.9
26% 64.2 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 26.3%
Great: 33%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$55
354GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
66.2% Good
Read 118
Write 112
Mixed 75.5
76% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.19
77% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5474-028.A00LF 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
35.1% Below average
MC Read 13.3
MC Write 11.9
MC Mixed 12.8
36% 12.7 GB/s
SC Read 6.2
SC Write 6.5
SC Mixed 9
21% 7.23 GB/s
Latency 96.7
41% 96.7 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 35.1%
Great: 53%
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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 6,425 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $439
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