MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 53.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics28% 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 Drive66.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (26%). 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)
Memory6.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '18 at 23:13
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User LTU-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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-8350-$79
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
53.4% Above average
SC Int 74.8
SC Float 71.6
SC Mixed 73
58% 73.1 Pts
QC Int 279
QC Float 252
QC Mixed 255
60% 262 Pts
MC Int 495
MC Float 429
MC Mixed 488
71% 471 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 460-$104
Asus(1043 04B6) 2GB
CLim: 1200 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.9.1
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
28% Poor
Lighting 73.6
Reflection 80.5
Parallax 102
26% 85.2 fps
MRender 63.7
Gravity 71.3
Splatting 78.5
30% 71.2 fps
Poor: 22%
This bench: 28%
Great: 31%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Burst 120GB
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM91.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 311 335 355 348 359 349 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
66.2% Good
Read 288
Write 339
Mixed 218
SusWrite 343
67% 297 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 62.2
4K Mixed 22.8
104% 37.5 MB/s
DQ Read 32.9
DQ Write 82.9
DQ Mixed 30.1
31% 48.6 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 93%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
34.7% Below average
MC Read 12.4
MC Write 11.3
MC Mixed 10
32% 11.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 11
28% 9.93 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 34.7%
Great: 40%
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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 6,330 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-G43 (MS-7693) - $62

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $387
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