MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 60.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics48.5% 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 Drive49% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (74%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130328
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 22 '20 at 16:45
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 74%

 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-6300-$90
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
60.2% Good
Memory 81.4
1-Core 68.3
2-Core 123
58% 90.8 Pts
4-Core 223
8-Core 251
32% 237 Pts
64-Core 310
21% 310 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 68%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$126
CLim: 1216 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.9.1
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
48.5% Average
Lighting 181
Reflection 164
Parallax 260
48% 201 fps
MRender 133
Gravity 176
Splatting 119
49% 143 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 50%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$47
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 71 60 61 55 57 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
49% Average
Read 278
Write 330
Mixed 61.9
SusWrite 81.9
42% 188 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 56.4
4K Mixed 28.2
99% 35.5 MB/s
DQ Read 28.3
DQ Write 66.1
DQ Mixed 30.6
28% 41.7 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 49%
Great: 79%
Seagate Expansion Desk 4TB
3.5TB free, PID 3322
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 171 185 189 184 186 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
69.5% Good
Read 162
Write 141
Mixed 57.5
SusWrite 179
179% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
108% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 70%
SanDisk Cruzer U 32GB
26GB free, PID 55a5
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.8 8.1 8.2 8.2 8.5 8.3 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
7.3% Terrible
Read 19.4
Write 8.7
Mixed 8.9
SusWrite 7.7
13% 11.2 MB/s
4K Read 2.8
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 1.6
89% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 7.3%
Great: 14%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451U6AFR8C-PB 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
43.2% Average
MC Read 19.3
MC Write 13
MC Mixed 14
44% 15.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.3
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 11.3
28% 9.63 GB/s
Latency 77.9
51% 77.9 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 43.2%
Great: 59%

 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 2,089 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: 50% - Above average Total price: $375
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