MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics56.9% 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 Drive63.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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
3 months ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160108
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 28 '20 at 20:23
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%
Watch Gameplay: 580 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8320E-$140
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
70% Very good
Memory 89.9
1-Core 68.8
2-Core 134
62% 97.6 Pts
4-Core 272
8-Core 426
45% 349 Pts
64-Core 435
29% 435 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 70%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$170
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.7.2
Performing below potential (58th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
56.9% Above average
Lighting 212
Reflection 182
Parallax 306
56% 233 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 209
Splatting 137
57% 164 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 62%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SUV500480G 480GB
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 003056RI
SusWrite @10s intervals: 260 205 155 92 41 124 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
63.7% Good
Read 361
Write 375
Mixed 301
SusWrite 146
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 55
4K Mixed 35.8
121% 40.4 MB/s
DQ Read 36.6
DQ Write 79
DQ Mixed 44.4
38% 53.3 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 96%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$32
328GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 109 107 111 110 109 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
78.7% Very good
Read 165
Write 141
Mixed 97.2
SusWrite 109
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
233% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
48.8% Average
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 17.1
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.6
SC Write 8.7
SC Mixed 13.2
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 67.3
59% 67.3 ns
Poor: 16%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 59%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970A-G46 (MS-7693) Builds (Compare 1,413 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $448
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