MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 68.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics3.91% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (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.
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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
6 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131008
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 26 '21 at 03:12
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
68.8% Good
Memory 89
1-Core 73.1
2-Core 140
63% 101 Pts
4-Core 263
8-Core 489
47% 376 Pts
64-Core 498
33% 498 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 8800 GTS
XFX(1682 2251) 640MB
Ram: 640MB, Driver: 342.01
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
3.91% Terrible
Lighting 5
Reflection 8.9
Parallax 1.9
4% 5.27 fps
MRender 6.1
Gravity 4.4
Splatting 3.1
4% 4.53 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 3.91%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HUA722020ALA330 2TB
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: JKAOA3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0 0 0 74 90 95 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
39.4% Below average
Read 94.1
Write 34.9
Mixed 52.6
SusWrite 43.1
42% 56.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 1
163% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. F3-1600C11-4GIS BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. F3-1600C11-4GIS 16GB
800, 800, 800, 800 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
47.7% Average
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 15
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 13.2
32% 11.3 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 48%

 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 2,785 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $413
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