MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 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 44.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics17.2% 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 Drive57.6% 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.
Very high background CPU (70%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160108
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJul 07 '18 at 18:06
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 70%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
44.7% Average
SC Int 60.9
SC Float 56
SC Mixed 61
47% 59.3 Pts
QC Int 234
QC Float 190
QC Mixed 234
50% 220 Pts
MC Int 232
MC Float 205
MC Mixed 227
33% 221 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
CLim: 1639 MHz, MLim: 1496 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
17.2% Very poor
Lighting 0.4
Reflection 45.4
Parallax 66.7
8% 37.5 fps
MRender 54.9
Gravity 71.9
Splatting 40
24% 55.6 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 17.2%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Neutron XT 240GB-$170
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 335 67 150 280 201 183 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
57.6% Above average
Read 387
Write 385
Mixed 263
SusWrite 203
69% 309 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 47.4
4K Mixed 20.2
92% 31.6 MB/s
DQ Read 13.1
DQ Write 83
DQ Mixed 40.3
33% 45.5 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 103%
Hitachi HUA723020ALA641 2TB-$78
1.5TB free
Firmware: MK7OA840
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 115 136 137 140 138 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
77.6% Very good
Read 137
Write 132
Mixed 75
SusWrite 134
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
181% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
44.3% Average
MC Read 19.6
MC Write 11.7
MC Mixed 16.5
46% 15.9 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 10.6
27% 9.4 GB/s
Latency 75.5
53% 75.5 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 44.3%
Great: 62%
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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 7,341 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $436
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