MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 46.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics55% 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 Drive85.2% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121031
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 08 '19 at 19:28
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User SRB-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8150-$183
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
46.6% Average
1-Core 69.8
2-Core 131
48% 100 Pts
4-Core 259
8-Core 468
45% 363 Pts
64-Core 472
32% 472 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 46.6%
Great: 50%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$160
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
55% Above average
Lighting 210
Reflection 182
Parallax 276
55% 222 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 202
Splatting 129
55% 158 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 55%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$60
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 314 72 67 69 68 71 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Read 473
Write 424
Mixed 399
SusWrite 110
79% 351 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 70.7
4K Mixed 45.8
153% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 260
196% 262 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 123%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$69
21GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 59 60 63 81 81 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
43.9% Average
Read 85.5
Write 77.7
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 67.1
58% 77.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 43.9%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GB
667, 667 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
51.5% Above average
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 18.9
53% 18.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 8.9
SC Mixed 11.3
29% 10 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 51.5%
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-G46 (MS-7693) Builds (Compare 6,152 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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