MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 47.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics9.62% 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.
Run History
26 days ago, 26 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130328
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 24 '19 at 01:36
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$53
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
47.7% Average
SC Int 77.9
SC Float 68.4
SC Mixed 72.9
58% 73.1 Pts
QC Int 239
QC Float 192
QC Mixed 236
50% 222 Pts
MC Int 241
MC Float 208
MC Mixed 235
34% 228 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 47.7%
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)
9.62% Terrible
Lighting 25
Reflection 20.9
Parallax 29.2
8% 25 fps
MRender 13.8
Gravity 35
Splatting 24.8
11% 24.5 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 9.62%
Great: 12%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD1600JS-75NCB1 160GB
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10.02E01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 32 33 36 37 37 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
25.9% Poor
Read 54.5
Write 49.5
Mixed 40.7
SusWrite 35.1
33% 44.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 25.9%
Great: 34%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$22
213GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 112 114 114 115 115 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
69.5% Good
Read 128
Write 126
Mixed 55.8
SusWrite 114
77% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.9
150% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 76%
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 below expectations (35th percentile)
43.9% Average
MC Read 19.4
MC Write 11.6
MC Mixed 15.2
44% 15.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 7.8
SC Mixed 12.1
28% 9.87 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 43.9%
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 8,504 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $396
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