MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 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 41.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display2036 x 1273 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130328
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 04 '17 at 08:36
Run Duration183 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 38%

 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 Extreme
AMD FX-4130 Quad-Core-$150
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
41.2% Average
1-Core 74.7
2-Core 126
49% 101 Pts
4-Core 197
8-Core 211
28% 204 Pts
64-Core 246
16% 246 Pts
Poor: 25%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 45%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$428
Nvidia(10DE 1131) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1631 MHz, MLim: 1811 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.94
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 176
Reflection 189
Parallax 226
46% 197 fps
Gravity 152
Splatting 116
52% 134 fps
Poor: 47% Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD10EADX-00TDHB0 1TB
414GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 77.04D77 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
49.6% Average
Read 86
Write 86.6
Mixed 24.6
48% 65.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.51
4K Mixed 0.31
78% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 49.6%
Great: 57%
Toshiba MK2035GSS 200GB-$285
186GB free
Firmware: DK022A Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
21.7% Poor
Read 37.6
Write 37.8
Mixed 14.9
22% 30.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.12
4K Mixed 0.23
63% 0.58 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 21.7%
Great: 22%
Seagate ST500LM012 HN-M500MBB 500GB
81GB free
Firmware: 2BA30010 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
43.1% Average
Read 74.9
Write 75.1
Mixed 40.6
47% 63.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.29
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.3
68% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 43.1%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 667 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
43.8% Average
MC Read 18.7
MC Write 12.4
MC Mixed 15.3
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 7.4
SC Mixed 11.5
27% 9.37 GB/s
Latency 67
60% 67 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 62%
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 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 10,168 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 28%
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Desktop
Desktop 45%
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Workstation
Workstation 28%
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Motherboard: MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693) - $72

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $437
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