MSI Z87-G43 (MS-7816)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics32.2% 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 Drive98% 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 2 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
SystemMSI MS-7816
MotherboardMSI Z87-G43 (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150509
Uptime4 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 01:31
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 i5-4670K-$250
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 119
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 473
QC Float 473
QC Mixed 468
107% 471 Pts
MC Int 471
MC Float 468
MC Mixed 465
70% 468 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
EVGA(3842 2763) 2GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
32.2% Below average
Lighting 97.1
Reflection 76.2
Parallax 118
32% 97.2 fps
MRender 86
Gravity 115
Splatting 0.3
32% 67.2 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 32.2%
Great: 40%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$70
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41310RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 151 186 187 179 175 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
98% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 441
Mixed 206
SusWrite 180
74% 334 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 48.7
173% 64.3 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 236
192% 275 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 98%
Great: 101%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$97
90GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 138 138 138 138 137 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
72.1% Very good
Read 114
Write 90.3
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 138
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$70
971GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 162 160 162 162 161 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 141
Mixed 82.3
SusWrite 161
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 1 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 113%
Hitachi HDS5C4040ALE630 4TB
361GB free
Firmware: MPAOA3B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 75 73 71 75 72 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
42% Average
Read 73
Write 69.5
Mixed 19.5
SusWrite 72.9
42% 58.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
125% 1 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 42%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
72.7% Very good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 22.9
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 23.3
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 54.4
74% 54.4 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 70%
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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 (MS-7816) Builds (Compare 2,523 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $897
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