MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 46%
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation 27%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 45.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics65.1% 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.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1600 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130204
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 12:34
Run Duration93 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-6100-$54
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
45.3% Average
SC Int 71.1
SC Float 66.3
SC Mixed 70.3
55% 69.2 Pts
QC Int 213
QC Float 196
QC Mixed 215
47% 208 Pts
MC Int 298
MC Float 256
MC Mixed 296
43% 283 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 50%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-$329
EVGA(3842 2784) 3GB
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
65.1% Good
Lighting 180
Reflection 137
Parallax 219
60% 179 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 205
Splatting 119
69% 157 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 69%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Momentus XT 7200 RPM 2.5" 750GB-$78
332GB free
Firmware: SM12 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
43.4% Average
Read 77.2
Write 74.1
Mixed 94.8
62% 82 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.31
4K Mixed 0.17
60% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 43.4%
Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 667 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
49.1% Average
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 17.8
51% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 13.9
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 71.2
56% 71.2 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 49.1%
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-G46 (MS-7693) Builds (Compare 3,581 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 35%
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Desktop 47%
Workstation 31%
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Motherboard: MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693) - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $451
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