MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 36.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics9.58% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
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 (27th 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-$71
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
36.6% Below average
SC Int 54.8
SC Float 47.2
SC Mixed 62.5
44% 54.8 Pts
QC Int 159
QC Float 154
QC Mixed 171
37% 161 Pts
MC Int 174
MC Float 152
MC Mixed 168
25% 165 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 36.6%
Great: 49%
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 (46th percentile)
9.58% Terrible
Lighting 25
Reflection 20.5
Parallax 28.9
8% 24.8 fps
MRender 13.9
Gravity 34.8
Splatting 24.6
11% 24.4 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 9.58%
Great: 12%
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 (18th 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: 12%
This bench: 19.8%
Great: 34%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$21
213GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 96 102 103 109 110 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st 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: 19%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 79%
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 (19th 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: 30%
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 (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical 970A-G43 (MS-7693) Builds (Compare 8,550 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $413
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