MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics74.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive45.7% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateSep 25 '19 at 21:25
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8320-$163
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
47.7% Average
1-Core 73.7
2-Core 138
50% 106 Pts
4-Core 258
8-Core 431
44% 344 Pts
64-Core 445
30% 445 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$260
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
74.6% Very good
Lighting 300
Reflection 235
Parallax 265
79% 267 fps
MRender 220
Gravity 264
Splatting 180
75% 222 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin ECO2 240GB-$109
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 609ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 140 134 139 128 75 MB/s
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
45.7% Average
Read 149
Write 241
Mixed 214
SusWrite 129
42% 183 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 57.2
4K Mixed 27.8
94% 34.5 MB/s
DQ Read 27.7
DQ Write 86
DQ Mixed 34.5
33% 49.4 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 45.7%
Great: 81%
Mushkin MKNSSDEC240GB 480GB
379GB free
Firmware: SBFK61K1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 153 144 147 131 77 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Read 307
Write 175
Mixed 197
SusWrite 136
45% 204 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 36.9
4K Mixed 24.4
85% 27.9 MB/s
DQ Read 24.6
DQ Write 46.5
DQ Mixed 26.9
23% 32.7 MB/s
Seagate NAS HDD 3TB-$53
2.5TB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 167 171 170 171 171 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 178
Mixed 70.2
SusWrite 169
108% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 1 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
33.8% Below average
MC Read 11.9
MC Write 10.5
MC Mixed 10
31% 10.8 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 11.2
29% 10 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 33.8%
Great: 39%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970A-G43 (MS-7693) Builds (Compare 10,154 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693) - $72

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $427
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