MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 50.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics24.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121031
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 13 '19 at 01:48
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
50.3% Above average
SC Int 87.9
SC Float 53.1
SC Mixed 66.7
56% 69.2 Pts
QC Int 353
QC Float 215
QC Mixed 266
63% 278 Pts
MC Int 356
MC Float 212
MC Mixed 267
42% 279 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 50.3%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
EVGA(3842 3759) 2GB
CLim: 1450 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
24.9% Poor
Lighting 77
Reflection 50
Parallax 71.8
23% 66.3 fps
MRender 57.3
Gravity 77.3
Splatting 44.3
26% 59.6 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 24.9%
Great: 25%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$23
436GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 121 131 124 124 125 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
72.5% Very good
Read 130
Write 117
Mixed 64.1
SusWrite 123
79% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
153% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16GB
667, 667 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
35.3% Below average
MC Read 15.4
MC Write 7.6
MC Mixed 13.1
34% 12 GB/s
SC Read 7.7
SC Write 6.6
SC Mixed 9.6
23% 7.97 GB/s
Latency 68
59% 68 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 35.3%
Great: 54%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970A-G46 (MS-7693) Builds (Compare 5,353 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $445
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