MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 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 44.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics60.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive88% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). 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)
Memory26.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130204
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMar 14 '19 at 23:42
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing below expectations (20th 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-6200 Six-Core-$129
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
44.6% Average
SC Int 65.3
SC Float 62.8
SC Mixed 65.3
52% 64.5 Pts
QC Int 225
QC Float 202
QC Mixed 218
49% 215 Pts
MC Int 297
MC Float 257
MC Mixed 294
42% 283 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 44.6%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$374
PNY(196E 1131) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
60.3% Good
Lighting 178
Reflection 162
Parallax 195
57% 178 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 173
Splatting 116
63% 145 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDBNCE5000PNC 500GB
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61130WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 357 380 388 408 398 405 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
88% Excellent
Read 453
Write 338
Mixed 259
SusWrite 389
81% 360 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 57.6
4K Mixed 34.5
117% 40 MB/s
DQ Read 233
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 217
163% 219 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 88%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
39.6% Below average
MC Read 15.9
MC Write 12.8
MC Mixed 14.3
41% 14.3 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 7.8
SC Mixed 8.8
22% 7.83 GB/s
Latency 83.6
48% 83.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 39.6%
Great: 79%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical 970A-G46 (MS-7693) Builds (Compare 4,894 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $482
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