MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 43.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics58.1% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Very high background CPU (57%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory14.6 GB free of 24 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160108
Uptime8 Days
Run DateNov 20 '22 at 07:49
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 57%
Watch Gameplay: 1060-6GB + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (40th 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 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
43.6% Average
Memory 61.9
1-Core 40.1
2-Core 86.8
40% 62.9 Pts
4-Core 139
8-Core 194
21% 166 Pts
64-Core 209
13% 209 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$130
Device(0000 0000) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2352 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 517.48
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
58.1% Above average
Lighting 70.2
Reflection 75.9
Parallax 70.4
57% 72.2 fps
MRender 76.5
Gravity 73.1
Splatting 71
60% 73.5 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 60%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$29
144GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 102 129 135 155 147 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
60.6% Good
Read 79.9
Write 99.5
Mixed 57.5
SusWrite 131
68% 92.1 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 113%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$101
78GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 87 87 66 53 53 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
45.1% Average
Read 85.3
Write 85.6
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 71.7
56% 75.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
143% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 57%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8G Nanya M2X4G64CB8HG5N-DG KHX1600C10D3/8G Nanya M2X4G64CB8HG5N-DG 24GB
800, 800, 800, 800 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
39.5% Below average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 11.9
MC Mixed 14.2
42% 14.5 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 7.4
SC Mixed 10.9
26% 9.03 GB/s
Latency 122
33% 122 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 66 52 60 21.5" 1366 745 IVM5633 PL2288H
Typical 970A-G43 (MS-7693) Builds (Compare 508 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693) - $21

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $271
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