MSI 970A-G45 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop 35%
Jet ski
Workstation 26%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 34.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics4.34% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive67.1% 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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G45 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory3.6 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 02:17
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8320E-$127
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
34.6% Below average
1-Core 58.8
2-Core 96.9
38% 77.8 Pts
4-Core 174
8-Core 325
31% 250 Pts
64-Core 352
24% 352 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 34.6%
Great: 49%
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)
4.34% Terrible
Lighting 21.9
Reflection 14.3
Parallax 19.6
6% 18.6 fps
MRender 11
Gravity 15.7
Splatting 15.9
4% 14.2 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 4.34%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk S3512G 512GB
322GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 339 328 329 313 329 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
67.1% Good
Read 373
Write 343
Mixed 258
SusWrite 330
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 46.3
4K Mixed 27.1
95% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 31.5
DQ Write 83.3
DQ Mixed 41.5
36% 52.1 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 118%
Seagate ST3250620AS 250GB-$130
8GB free
Firmware: 3.AAE
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 52 52 54 58 61 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
34% Below average
Read 65
Write 67
Mixed 43.7
SusWrite 53.3
42% 57.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 34%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GB
800, 800 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
46.8% Average
MC Read 19.3
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 16.9
49% 17 GB/s
SC Read 7.6
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 11.1
25% 8.87 GB/s
Latency 71.2
56% 71.2 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 51%
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 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 374 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 26%
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation 23%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Below average Total price: $350
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