MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 48.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics12.6% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 months ago, 9 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131008
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 13 '19 at 01:33
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-6300-$65
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
48.4% Average
SC Int 75.5
SC Float 69.6
SC Mixed 73.3
58% 72.8 Pts
QC Int 240
QC Float 215
QC Mixed 235
52% 230 Pts
MC Int 298
MC Float 258
MC Mixed 300
43% 285 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 48.4%
Great: 54%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 650-$112
Gigabyte(1458 362B) 2GB
CLim: 1110 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
12.6% Very poor
Lighting 31.4
Reflection 25.5
Parallax 39.1
11% 32 fps
MRender 29.6
Gravity 37.8
Splatting 31.4
14% 32.9 fps
Poor: 10%
This bench: 12.6%
Great: 13%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
307GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 135 127 144 144 148 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
Read 164
Write 156
Mixed 71
SusWrite 137
96% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
43.8% Average
MC Read 18.7
MC Write 12.9
MC Mixed 14.9
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 11.3
28% 9.97 GB/s
Latency 73.1
55% 73.1 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 62%
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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 5,531 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: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $507
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