MSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 54.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics9% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive60.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970A-G46 (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131008
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 22 '19 at 21:17
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-6300-$90
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.75 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
54.1% Above average
Memory 79.2
1-Core 55.7
2-Core 95
51% 76.6 Pts
4-Core 162
8-Core 216
25% 189 Pts
64-Core 215
14% 215 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 650-$112
EVGA(3842 2650) 1GB
CLim: 1058 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
9% Terrible
Lighting 10.1
Reflection 9.31
Parallax 13.1
8% 10.8 fps
MRender 13.6
Gravity 12.2
Splatting 13.1
10% 12.9 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 9%
Great: 9%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 512GB-$200
308GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 291 302 293 295 296 295 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
60.8% Good
Read 291
Write 344
Mixed 241
SusWrite 295
66% 293 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 46.9
4K Mixed 27.7
93% 32.1 MB/s
DQ Read 26.9
DQ Write 66.4
DQ Mixed 37.1
31% 43.5 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1333 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
41.5% Average
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 12.8
MC Mixed 14.2
43% 14.9 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 10.6
26% 8.93 GB/s
Latency 82.1
49% 82.1 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 41.5%
Great: 54%

 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 2,033 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $468
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