MSI Z87-G43 (MS-7816)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics36.5% 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 Drive11.6% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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 (36%). 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 (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130506
Uptime15.5 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 12:49
Run Duration241 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 36%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 i7-4770-$299
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
65.6% Good
SC Int 101
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 100
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 312
QC Float 317
QC Mixed 304
70% 311 Pts
MC Int 482
MC Float 524
MC Mixed 519
76% 509 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 65.6%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7870-$203
XFX(1682 3255) 2GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
36.5% Below average
Lighting 113
Reflection 77.2
Parallax 160
40% 116 fps
MRender 55.1
Gravity 98.7
Splatting 84.1
34% 79.3 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 36.5%
Great: 38%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 250GB-$186
27GB free
Firmware: DXT08B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port
11.6% Very poor
Read 204
Write 51.2
Mixed 72.4
24% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.31
4K Write 0.57
4K Mixed 0.26
1% 0.38 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 11.6%
Great: 79%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$108
2TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
86.7% Excellent
Read 159
Write 144
Mixed 128
108% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.28
97% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 102%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$49
1TB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 152
Mixed 161
121% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.51
4K Mixed 0.18
64% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 107%
Seagate BUP Slim BK 1TB
726GB free
Firmware: 0302
4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
23.6% Poor
Read 39.2
Write 42.4
Mixed 40.6
31% 40.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 2.19
4K Mixed 0.35
96% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 23.6%
Great: 67%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$43
166GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
44.5% Average
Read 78.8
Write 76
Mixed 81.2
59% 78.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 2.27
4K Mixed 0.37
112% 1.11 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 63%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
96GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Read 151
Write 139
Mixed 123
103% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.58
4K Mixed 0.25
113% 1.24 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
47.3% Average
MC Read 16.8
MC Write 16.7
MC Mixed 14.8
46% 16.1 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 14.6
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 72.5
55% 72.5 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 47.3%
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 (MS-7816) Builds (Compare 1,260 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $877
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