MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 54.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics8.66% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
Very high background CPU (88%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory4.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130328
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateMay 23 '19 at 23:49
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 88%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-4300-$70
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
54.4% Above average
Memory 79.8
1-Core 62.5
2-Core 115
55% 85.6 Pts
4-Core 171
8-Core 169
23% 170 Pts
64-Core 168
11% 168 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 740
EVGA(3842 2744) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1058 MHz, MLim: 333 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
8.66% Terrible
Lighting 25
Reflection 20.5
Parallax 28.9
7% 24.8 fps
MRender 13.9
Gravity 34.8
Splatting 24.6
9% 24.4 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 8.66%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD1600JS-75NCB1 160GB
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10.02E01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 36 46 49 48 53 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
19.8% Very poor
Read 24
Write 29.7
Mixed 26.5
SusWrite 44.7
23% 31.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 19.8%
Great: 35%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$17
213GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 96 102 103 109 110 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
48.9% Average
Read 69.2
Write 85
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 101
51% 70 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
106% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1600 CL10 Series 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
38.6% Below average
MC Read 15.7
MC Write 11.3
MC Mixed 13.4
38% 13.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.3
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 11.7
28% 9.67 GB/s
Latency 80.9
50% 80.9 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 61%
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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 11,631 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693) - $72

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $437
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