MSI 970A-G43 PLUS (MS-7974)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 53.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics22.1% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive3.4% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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.
Very high background CPU (92%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7974
MotherboardMSI 970A-G43 PLUS (MS-7974)  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151217
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 18 '20 at 11:05
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU 92%

 PC Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8350-$130
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
53.5% Above average
Memory 81.5
1-Core 42.9
2-Core 77.7
46% 67.4 Pts
4-Core 145
8-Core 174
21% 160 Pts
64-Core 260
18% 260 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 53.5%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 460-$90
CLim: 1250 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.8.1
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
22.1% Poor
Lighting 38.8
Reflection 40
Parallax 61.6
10% 46.8 fps
MRender 63.7
Gravity 81.4
Splatting 59.9
23% 68.3 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 22.1%
Great: 24%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$39
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 27 30 35 34 36 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
3.4% Terrible
Read 26.5
Write 51.2
Mixed 55.2
SusWrite 35.3
10% 42 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0
1% 0.2 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 3.4%
Great: 76%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$35
11GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 28 36 92 94 112 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
25.4% Poor
Read 24.7
Write 33
Mixed 18.7
SusWrite 63.8
26% 35 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.2
42% 0.33 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 25.4%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
39.4% Below average
MC Read 15.5
MC Write 12.8
MC Mixed 15.1
41% 14.5 GB/s
SC Read 4.7
SC Write 5.9
SC Mixed 7.9
18% 6.17 GB/s
Latency 77.8
51% 77.8 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 82%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970A-G43 PLUS (MS-7974) Builds (Compare 638 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
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Desktop
Desktop 69%
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Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI 970A-G43 PLUS (MS-7974)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $264
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