MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (16th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 84 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 54.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics20.5% 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 Drive49.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150512
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 15 '20 at 16:57
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8320E-$200
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
54.8% Above average
Memory 83.4
1-Core 54.4
2-Core 108
53% 82.1 Pts
4-Core 144
8-Core 314
28% 229 Pts
64-Core 269
18% 269 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 370-$153
CLim: 985 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.4.2
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
20.5% Poor
Lighting 85.3
Reflection 81.5
Parallax 111
22% 92.7 fps
MRender 58.8
Gravity 72.9
Splatting 84.5
20% 72.1 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 20.5%
Great: 22%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 261 213 210 208 206 202 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
49.3% Average
Read 267
Write 318
Mixed 259
SusWrite 217
60% 265 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 27.5
4K Mixed 23.7
74% 23.5 MB/s
DQ Read 29.8
DQ Write 58.1
DQ Mixed 38.7
31% 42.2 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$27
160GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 119 118 118 117 117 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
77.1% Very good
Read 151
Write 113
Mixed 69.7
SusWrite 118
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
180% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1600 CL10 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
45.2% Average
MC Read 18.6
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 16.3
47% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 8.7
SC Write 7.8
SC Mixed 11.3
26% 9.27 GB/s
Latency 74.5
54% 74.5 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 45.2%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970A-G43 (MS-7693) Builds (Compare 2,046 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693) - $72

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $375
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