MSI Z97-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics49.3% 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 Drive168% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Run History
8 days ago, 8 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7816
MotherboardMSI Z97-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160218
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 14:53
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User UKR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 i5-4590-$205
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
77.3% Very good
SC Int 109
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 105
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 413
QC Float 416
QC Mixed 403
93% 411 Pts
MC Int 411
MC Float 420
MC Mixed 404
62% 412 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
MSI(1462 2825) 2GB
CLim: 1241 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
49.3% Average
Lighting 134
Reflection 105
Parallax 170
46% 136 fps
MRender 115
Gravity 155
Splatting 87
52% 119 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 52%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$430
721GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
168% Outstanding
Read 1,407
Write 1,030
Mixed 1,028
256% 1,155 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 91.3
4K Mixed 23.4
137% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 43.1
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 26.7
68% 134 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 168%
Great: 288%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905403-149.A01LF 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
63.3% Good
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 23.3
MC Mixed 20.1
63% 21.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 19.5
SC Mixed 19.6
53% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 58.2
69% 58.2 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 61%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-G43 GAMING (MS-7816) Builds (Compare 206 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $838
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