MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 67.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics47.4% 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 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory5.8 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 08:59
Run Duration179 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
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 way above expectations (99th percentile)
67.2% Good
Memory 90.9
1-Core 71.4
2-Core 146
64% 103 Pts
4-Core 253
8-Core 260
35% 256 Pts
64-Core 256
17% 256 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
Nvidia(10DE 1131) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
47.4% Average
Lighting 59.1
Reflection 62.6
Parallax 62.5
48% 61.4 fps
MRender 69.3
Gravity 56.2
Splatting 50
47% 58.5 fps
Poor: 46%
This bench: 47.4%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD10EADX-00TDHB0 1TB
413GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 77.04D77 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
50.8% Above average
Read 89.6
Write 87.4
Mixed 25.5
49% 67.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.69
4K Mixed 0.28
80% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 59%
Toshiba MK2035GSS 200GB-$285
186GB free
Firmware: DK022A Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
21.1% Poor
Read 36.9
Write 36.4
Mixed 15
22% 29.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.23
61% 0.55 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 21.1%
Great: 21%
Seagate ST500LM012 HN-M500MBB 500GB
81GB free
Firmware: 2BA30010 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
40.4% Average
Read 69.9
Write 70.6
Mixed 32.5
42% 57.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.33
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.25
75% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 61%
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 potential (32nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
45.6% Average
MC Read 19.9
MC Write 11.9
MC Mixed 16.4
46% 16.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 8.7
SC Mixed 12.2
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 66
61% 66 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 63%

 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 2,728 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $383
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