MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 47.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics18.4% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive46% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131008
Uptime8.2 Days
Run DateAug 06 '19 at 19:57
Run Duration192 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Phenom II X4 B60
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
47.8% Average
Memory 67.9
1-Core 60.2
2-Core 123
51% 83.6 Pts
4-Core 160
8-Core 176
23% 168 Pts
64-Core 171
12% 171 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 68%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7850-$174
PwrHis(1787 2320) 1GB
CLim: 860 MHz, MLim: 1200 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
18.4% Very poor
Lighting 24.4
Reflection 26.4
Parallax 29.6
20% 26.8 fps
MRender 24.3
Gravity 20
Splatting 31.9
17% 25.4 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 18.4%
Great: 21%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 38 40 40 40 39 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
46% Average
Read 314
Write 307
Mixed 264
SusWrite 39.2
52% 231 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 54.8
4K Mixed 27
90% 33.1 MB/s
DQ Read 38.3
DQ Write 91.6
DQ Mixed 49.6
42% 59.8 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 46%
Great: 124%
Excelstor Technology J8160S 160GB
26GB free
Firmware: P22OABEA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 40 40 40 41 40 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
26% Poor
Read 50
Write 46
Mixed 32
SusWrite 40.1
31% 42 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 26%
Great: 40%
Seagate ST3160212AS 160GB
33GB free
Firmware: 3.AAE
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 40 40 40 41 40 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
31.7% Below average
Read 70.2
Write 12
Mixed 33.7
SusWrite 40.1
29% 39 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
149% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 31.7%
Great: 39%
Samsung HD160JJ 160GB-$85
30GB free
Firmware: ZM100-41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 40 40 40 39 39 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
22% Poor
Read 36.7
Write 41.2
Mixed 28.7
SusWrite 39.7
27% 36.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 22%
Great: 34%
WD My Passport 0820 1TB
579GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 99 99 99 98 98 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
41.2% Average
Read 93
Write 93
Mixed 56.7
SusWrite 98.3
115% 85.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
100% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 45%
AVEX AX1611 MMC/SD 2GB
1GB free, PID 1611
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.8 2.9 3 3.3 3 3 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
0.9% Terrible
Read 0.7
Write 0.7
Mixed 0.7
SusWrite 3
2% 1.27 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
2% 0.2 MB/s
Poor: 1%
This bench: 0.9%
Great: 1%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 800 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
28.4% Poor
MC Read 12.9
MC Write 6.8
MC Mixed 10.2
28% 9.97 GB/s
SC Read 6
SC Write 6.5
SC Mixed 7.5
19% 6.67 GB/s
Latency 106
38% 106 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 28.4%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970A-G46 (MS-7693) Builds (Compare 2,572 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
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Desktop
Desktop 68%
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Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $408
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