MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 56.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics50.5% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive59.6% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121031
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 01:19
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
56.9% Above average
SC Int 81.1
SC Float 70
SC Mixed 77.6
61% 76.2 Pts
QC Int 286
QC Float 250
QC Mixed 276
62% 271 Pts
MC Int 498
MC Float 419
MC Mixed 486
70% 468 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$208
CLim: 1210 MHz, MLim: 1650 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.9.1
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
50.5% Above average
Lighting 130
Reflection 159
Parallax 192
47% 161 fps
MRender 127
Gravity 130
Splatting 118
53% 125 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 64%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$80
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 252 260 272 285 287 292 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
59.6% Above average
Read 252
Write 339
Mixed 261
SusWrite 275
64% 282 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 38.7
4K Mixed 30.4
98% 31.5 MB/s
DQ Read 30.5
DQ Write 56.6
DQ Mixed 37.4
30% 41.5 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 124%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 150 152 152 153 153 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
Read 151
Write 149
Mixed 73.6
SusWrite 151
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
189% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16GB
667, 667, 667, 667 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
36.8% Below average
MC Read 13.7
MC Write 12.7
MC Mixed 11.7
36% 12.7 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 9.6
26% 8.97 GB/s
Latency 76.7
52% 76.7 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 36.8%
Great: 55%
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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 3,996 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $457
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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