MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics25.2% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive69.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 31 '20 at 23:57
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8320-$163
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
70.8% Very good
Memory 91.7
1-Core 79.2
2-Core 157
68% 109 Pts
4-Core 270
8-Core 501
48% 386 Pts
64-Core 522
35% 522 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7870-$203
Asus(1043 0432) 2GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1200 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 20.2.1
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
25.2% Poor
Lighting 107
Reflection 83.2
Parallax 138
28% 109 fps
MRender 59
Gravity 93.7
Splatting 84.2
25% 79 fps
Poor: 24%
This bench: 25.2%
Great: 28%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HP S700 250GB-$45
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0212B1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 74 40 54 55 42 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
69.4% Good
Read 391
Write 407
Mixed 403
SusWrite 72.5
71% 318 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 82.3
4K Mixed 31.6
132% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 195
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 54.3
85% 160 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 108%
Seagate ST3320311CS 320GB
3GB free
Firmware: SC13
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 64.7
Write 66.9
Mixed 44
44% 58.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
128% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 12% Great: 50%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16GB
667, 667, 667, 667 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
50.5% Above average
MC Read 20.3
MC Write 15.8
MC Mixed 18.3
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 12.4
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 58%

 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 1,399 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693) - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $448
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