MSI Z87-G43 (MS-7816)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics45.8% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive96.7% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7816
MotherboardMSI Z87-G43 (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150509
Uptime6.5 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 20:05
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$266
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
83.2% Excellent
SC Int 113
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 110
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 446
QC Float 439
QC Mixed 439
100% 441 Pts
MC Int 447
MC Float 443
MC Mixed 438
66% 442 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280-$185
MSI(1462 277C) 3GB
CLim: 1070 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.3.3
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
45.8% Average
Lighting 142
Reflection 89.3
Parallax 190
49% 141 fps
MRender 68.7
Gravity 132
Splatting 98.2
43% 99.8 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 45.8%
Great: 47%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
134GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 411
Mixed 417
99% 447 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 89.6
4K Mixed 27.3
150% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 46.4
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 26.3
60% 115 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 118%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5584-005.A00LF KHX1600C10D3/8G 99U5584-005.A00LF KHX1600C9D3/4GX 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
55% Above average
MC Read 19.4
MC Write 20.2
MC Mixed 16.2
53% 18.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 20.6
SC Mixed 17.7
52% 18 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 55%
Great: 55%
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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 1,092 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $926
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HDDRAMUSB
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