MSI Z87-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 81.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics49.8% 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 Drive96.5% 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 (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7816
MotherboardMSI Z87-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140221
Uptime1.6 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 22:00
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 35%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 i7-4770K-$450
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
81.4% Excellent
SC Int 103
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 116
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 373
QC Float 425
QC Mixed 400
90% 399 Pts
MC Int 592
MC Float 628
MC Mixed 572
90% 597 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
MSI(1462 2825) 2GB
CLim: 1241 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
49.8% Average
Lighting 133
Reflection 105
Parallax 182
47% 140 fps
MRender 119
Gravity 153
Splatting 85.3
52% 119 fps
Poor: 41%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 52%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$120
106GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 349
Mixed 350
89% 402 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 75.6
4K Mixed 27.6
142% 49.1 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 84
118% 221 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
59.3% Above average
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 21.8
MC Mixed 18.2
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 20.5
SC Mixed 18
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 62%
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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 648 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $963
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