MSI 970A-G45 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 59.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics4.4% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive70.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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 (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
11 months ago, 11 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G45 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory3.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121031
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateOct 21 '19 at 02:14
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8320E-$140
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
59.7% Above average
Memory 82.6
1-Core 57.4
2-Core 106
53% 81.8 Pts
4-Core 200
8-Core 338
34% 269 Pts
64-Core 340
23% 340 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 5770
AMD(1002 2543) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Relative performance (0th percentile)
4.4% Terrible
Lighting 21.9
Reflection 14.3
Parallax 19.2
6% 18.5 fps
MRender 11.5
Gravity 15.8
Splatting 15.6
4% 14.3 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 4.4%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk S3512G 512GB
322GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 354 356 359 360 368 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
70.9% Very good
Read 402
Write 354
Mixed 202
SusWrite 348
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 45.4
4K Mixed 30.1
99% 33.1 MB/s
DQ Read 32.8
DQ Write 84.8
DQ Mixed 42.9
37% 53.5 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 117%
Seagate ST3250620AS 250GB-$110
8GB free
Firmware: 3.AAE
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 52 53 54 52 46 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
33.4% Below average
Read 66
Write 39.7
Mixed 42.2
SusWrite 50.1
37% 49.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 33.4%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GB
800, 800 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
46.1% Average
MC Read 18.7
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 16.6
48% 16.7 GB/s
SC Read 8.7
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 11.8
27% 9.5 GB/s
Latency 75.9
53% 75.9 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 46.1%
Great: 51%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970A-G45 (MS-7693) Builds (Compare 97 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI 970A-G45 (MS-7693)

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