MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 38%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics0.96% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive22.6% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (39%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory19.7 GB free of 24 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130716
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateNov 09 '19 at 22:12
Run Duration169 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 39%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Athlon II X4 645
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
38% Below average
1-Core 56.5
2-Core 112
40% 84.4 Pts
4-Core 217
8-Core 215
30% 216 Pts
64-Core 213
14% 213 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 38%
Great: 40%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 210
Asus(1043 83F4) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
0.96% Terrible
Lighting 3.9
Reflection 6.6
Parallax 1.1
1% 3.87 fps
MRender 5.5
Gravity 2.6
Splatting 4.2
1% 4.1 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 0.96%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$40
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 82 51 64 83 70 MB/s
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
22.6% Poor
Read 43.5
Write 216
Mixed 241
SusWrite 66.2
33% 142 MB/s
4K Read 13.9
4K Write 35.6
4K Mixed 7.6
50% 19 MB/s
DQ Read 17.6
DQ Write 91.6
DQ Mixed 14.8
23% 41.3 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 22.6%
Great: 87%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$35
101GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 87 84 88 88 87 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
47.5% Average
Read 78.8
Write 74.2
Mixed 55.8
SusWrite 86.8
54% 73.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 69%
Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex 1TB
711GB free, PID 5031
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 17 17 16 17 16 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
8.61% Terrible
Read 25.3
Write 26.2
Mixed 15
SusWrite 16.5
27% 20.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
29% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 8.61%
Great: 38%
WD My Passport 25E2 4TB
3.5TB free, PID 25e2
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 17 16 16 16 17 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
11.3% Very poor
Read 27.3
Write 23
Mixed 24.5
SusWrite 16.5
30% 22.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.3
53% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 11.3%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-10666CL9-4GBXL Corsair CMY16GX3M2A2400C11 F3-10666CL9-4GBXL Micron 16KTF1G64AZ-1G6E1 24GB
667, 667, 667, 800 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
28.9% Poor
MC Read 12.4
MC Write 7
MC Mixed 10.9
29% 10.1 GB/s
SC Read 6.3
SC Write 6.3
SC Mixed 7.2
19% 6.6 GB/s
Latency 101
40% 101 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 28.9%
Great: 32%
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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 6,605 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

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