MSI Z87-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics64.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive97.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
SystemMSI MS-7816
MotherboardMSI Z87-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 08:00
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-4690-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
81.2% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 112
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 420
QC Float 419
QC Mixed 423
95% 421 Pts
MC Int 425
MC Float 409
MC Mixed 408
62% 414 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
64.1% Good
Lighting 202
Reflection 174
Parallax 192
61% 189 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 184
Splatting 122
66% 153 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 263 129 121 125 123 123 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
Read 449
Write 425
Mixed 289
SusWrite 147
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 51.3
178% 64.9 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 175
180% 294 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$74
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 199 201 200 202 201 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 160
Mixed 86.8
SusWrite 198
116% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 112%
Great: 113%
WD My Book 1140 2TB
2TB free, PID 1140
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 26 27 27 27 27 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
16.3% Very poor
Read 29.5
Write 24
Mixed 23.7
SusWrite 26.4
35% 25.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
94% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 16.3%
Great: 47%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C11 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
73.8% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 23.5
76% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 21.2
52% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 54
74% 54 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 80%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-G43 GAMING (MS-7816) Builds (Compare 1,058 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z87-G43 GAMING (MS-7816) - $217

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $995
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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