MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 55.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 6 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory6.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160108
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 15 '17 at 11:47
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 X6 1100T-$340
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
55.3% Above average
SC Int 93.9
SC Float 56.4
SC Mixed 70.5
59% 73.6 Pts
QC Int 377
QC Float 225
QC Mixed 283
67% 295 Pts
MC Int 557
MC Float 337
MC Mixed 420
66% 438 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 55.3%
Great: 55%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$30
371GB free
Firmware: KC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
59.4% Above average
Read 110
Write 97.1
Mixed 15.1
54% 74.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 1.15
4K Mixed 0.43
84% 0.64 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 73%
Seagate ST3160215AS 160GB-$30
2GB free
Firmware: 3.AAC Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
24.5% Poor
Read 43
Write 42.2
Mixed 13.1
24% 32.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.18
4K Mixed 0.35
82% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 24.5%
Great: 41%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown Kingston 9905403-198.A00LF 8GB
667, 667 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
35.2% Below average
MC Read 15.4
MC Write 6.9
MC Mixed 13
34% 11.8 GB/s
SC Read 7.7
SC Write 6.9
SC Mixed 9.6
23% 8.07 GB/s
Latency 62
64% 62 ns
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 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 3,096 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $413
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