MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 43.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics5.49% 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.
Memory6GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 6GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 6 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 10:57
Run Duration90 Seconds
Run User SRB-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-4100-$110
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
43.4% Average
SC Int 69
SC Float 62
SC Mixed 66.9
53% 66 Pts
QC Int 219
QC Float 196
QC Mixed 214
48% 210 Pts
MC Int 221
MC Float 198
MC Mixed 216
32% 212 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 43.4%
Great: 47%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6570
Sapphire(174B E193) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
5.49% Terrible
Lighting 18.9
Reflection 16.2
Parallax 18.3
6% 17.8 fps
MRender 9.7
Gravity 15.6
Splatting 11.4
5% 12.2 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.49%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 500GB-$159
126GB free
Firmware: GM4OA5CA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
46.5% Average
Read 82.1
Write 79.7
Mixed 28.7
46% 63.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.44
4K Mixed 0.27
76% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 51%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905403-173.A00LF 9905403-173.A00LF 9905402-413.A00LF 6GB
667, 667, 667 MHz
2048, 2048, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
45.8% Average
MC Read 20.3
MC Write 12.1
MC Mixed 16.7
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 12.4
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 72.3
55% 72.3 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 45.8%
Great: 46%
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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 6,339 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693) - $62

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $384
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