MSI 970A-G43 PLUS (MS-7974)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 57.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics61.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive56.4% 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
SystemMSI MS-7974
MotherboardMSI 970A-G43 PLUS (MS-7974)  (all builds)
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160704
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '18 at 20:24
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 FX-6300-$70
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
57.9% Above average
SC Int 86.5
SC Float 75
SC Mixed 80.5
65% 80.7 Pts
QC Int 306
QC Float 259
QC Mixed 289
65% 285 Pts
MC Int 405
MC Float 347
MC Mixed 400
58% 384 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$275
Device(1DA2 E366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1340 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
61.7% Good
Lighting 182
Reflection 178
Parallax 236
62% 199 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 158
Splatting 132
61% 144 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 66%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$38
56GB free
Firmware: Z33130RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
56.4% Above average
Read 509
Write 195
Mixed 231
68% 312 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 59.5
4K Mixed 5.3
74% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 24.4
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 7
27% 56.8 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 76%
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 500GB-$159
458GB free
Firmware: GM4OA5CA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
43% Average
Read 72.2
Write 77.6
Mixed 72.3
56% 74 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.3
83% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 43%
Great: 51%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
798GB free, PID a00c
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
16% Very poor
Read 30.1
Write 31.1
Mixed 14.3
31% 25.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.21
61% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 16%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
49.2% Average
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 17.6
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 8.7
SC Mixed 12.9
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 49.2%
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 PLUS (MS-7974) Builds (Compare 1,683 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $320
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