MSI Z97-G43 (MS-7816)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive93.7% 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.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7816
MotherboardMSI Z97-G43 (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141224
Uptime6.5 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 20:08
Run Duration90 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU 31%

 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
78.5% Very good
SC Int 113
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 112
91% 113 Pts
QC Int 388
QC Float 399
QC Mixed 382
88% 390 Pts
MC Int 580
MC Float 607
MC Mixed 590
89% 592 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY SSD2SC480G1SA754D117-499 480GB
52GB free
Firmware: N1114B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 415
Mixed 460
102% 459 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 87.6
4K Mixed 32.6
123% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 188
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 67.6
98% 179 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 104%
Hitachi HDS722020ALA330 2TB-$55
1.5TB free
Firmware: JKAOA3GB Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
68% Good
Read 117
Write 120
Mixed 118
89% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.22
4K Mixed 0.31
89% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 68%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB-$137
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2400 MHz clocked @ 1656 MHz
Performing below potential (44th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
59.3% Above average
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 17.7
59% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 19.2
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 69.3
58% 69.3 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 74%
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Workstation
Workstation 48%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97-G43 (MS-7816)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $700
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