MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 48.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics9.81% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive42% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 22 '18 at 13:23
Run Duration184 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD FX-8320-$163
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
48.4% Average
SC Int 69.8
SC Float 61
SC Mixed 65.5
52% 65.4 Pts
QC Int 248
QC Float 213
QC Mixed 236
53% 232 Pts
MC Int 445
MC Float 382
MC Mixed 415
62% 414 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 48.4%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7750
MSI(1462 2794) 2GB
CLim: 800 MHz, MLim: 800 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
9.81% Terrible
Lighting 27.8
Reflection 28.4
Parallax 46.5
11% 34.2 fps
MRender 15.2
Gravity 26.5
Splatting 22.7
9% 21.5 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 9.81%
Great: 14%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend SSD370 64GB-$39
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1114B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
42% Average
Read 392
Write 75.4
Mixed 127
43% 198 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 37.8
4K Mixed 12.7
67% 23.6 MB/s
DQ Read 19
DQ Write 68
DQ Mixed 11.6
18% 32.9 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 42%
Great: 65%
Seagate ST1000LM035-1RK172 1TB
699GB free
Firmware: LCM2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
61.5% Good
Read 110
Write 104
Mixed 61.7
68% 92 MB/s
4K Read 1.17
4K Write 0.77
4K Mixed 0.1
75% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 71%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
171GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
56.7% Above average
Read 108
Write 89.7
Mixed 111
78% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.21
86% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 56.7%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
167GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
76.4% Very good
Read 124
Write 143
Mixed 147
104% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.28
81% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
47.5% Average
MC Read 19.4
MC Write 15.1
MC Mixed 17.3
49% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 11
28% 9.8 GB/s
Latency 75.5
53% 75.5 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 67%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970A-G46 (MS-7693) Builds (Compare 5,501 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693) - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $507
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