MSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 45.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics40.4% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive44.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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
19 months ago, 19 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G43 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory2.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160108
Uptime23.1 Days
Run DateFeb 18 '17 at 14:10
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 Phenom II X4 965-$144
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
45.6% Average
SC Int 81.1
SC Float 49.2
SC Mixed 61.8
51% 64 Pts
QC Int 311
QC Float 182
QC Mixed 240
56% 244 Pts
MC Int 198
MC Float 162
MC Mixed 227
29% 196 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.49
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
40.4% Average
Lighting 124
Reflection 83.5
Parallax 125
38% 111 fps
MRender 81.2
Gravity 122
Splatting 87.1
42% 96.9 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ VERTEX3 60GB
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
44.4% Average
Read 321
Write 73.1
Mixed 103
36% 166 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 62.4
4K Mixed 10.1
88% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 32.4
DQ Write 57.7
DQ Mixed 12.2
19% 34.1 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 44.4%
Great: 68%
WD Black 750GB (2008)-$70
163GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
53.4% Above average
Read 101
Write 85.1
Mixed 67.4
63% 84.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 2.56
4K Mixed 0.3
117% 1.24 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C8 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
32.9% Below average
MC Read 14.5
MC Write 7.5
MC Mixed 12.5
33% 11.5 GB/s
SC Read 4.8
SC Write 4.9
SC Mixed 8.4
17% 6.03 GB/s
Latency 72.2
55% 72.2 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 32.9%
Great: 65%
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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 7,366 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $450
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