MSI Z97M-G43(MS-7924)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 60.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics32.3% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7924
MotherboardMSI Z97M-G43(MS-7924)  (all builds)
Memory3.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141226
Uptime7.3 Days
Run DateMay 19 '17 at 19:37
Run Duration90 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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 i5-4460-$180
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
60.8% Good
SC Int 89.6
SC Float 89.9
SC Mixed 88.3
71% 89.3 Pts
QC Int 321
QC Float 297
QC Mixed 308
70% 309 Pts
MC Int 325
MC Float 330
MC Mixed 309
48% 321 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$155
MaxC: 1468 MHz, MaxM: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
32.3% Below average
Lighting 105
Reflection 85.1
Parallax 94.7
30% 94.9 fps
MRender 74.5
Gravity 94.4
Splatting 71.7
38% 80.2 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 32.3%
Great: 37%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$42
230GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
71.9% Very good
Read 126
Write 125
Mixed 120
93% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.13
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.11
40% 0.48 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
31% Below average
MC Read 9.8
MC Write 10.3
MC Mixed 9.2
28% 9.77 GB/s
SC Read 9
SC Write 9.9
SC Mixed 8.9
26% 9.27 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 31%
Great: 36%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97M-G43(MS-7924) Builds (Compare 296 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97M-G43(MS-7924) - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $854
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