MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
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 46.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics54.4% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive69.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150518
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 24 '19 at 08:01
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8350-$130
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
46.6% Average
1-Core 73.7
2-Core 141
51% 107 Pts
4-Core 245
8-Core 484
45% 364 Pts
64-Core 486
33% 486 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 46.6%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$187
Nvidia(10DE 1C02) 3GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
54.4% Above average
Lighting 206
Reflection 176
Parallax 190
54% 190 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 198
Splatting 158
55% 168 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 57%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Ultimate SU800 512GB-$57
414GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0918B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 318 274 294 297 296 300 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
69.8% Good
Read 353
Write 322
Mixed 287
SusWrite 296
71% 314 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 46.6
4K Mixed 34.4
111% 36.3 MB/s
DQ Read 35.7
DQ Write 84.9
DQ Mixed 46.8
40% 55.8 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C11 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
45.6% Average
MC Read 18.7
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 15.5
46% 16.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 9.2
SC Mixed 12.6
31% 10.7 GB/s
Latency 68.8
58% 68.8 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 81%
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 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 6,151 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $518
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