MSI Z87-G43 (MS-7816)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 82.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics5.89% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive110% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7816
MotherboardMSI Z87-G43 (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150509
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 08 '17 at 22:10
Run Duration218 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 i5-4670K-$270
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
82.8% Excellent
SC Int 110
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 110
89% 112 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 447
QC Mixed 436
100% 439 Pts
MC Int 433
MC Float 447
MC Mixed 436
66% 439 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
MSI(1462 7816) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4624
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
5.89% Terrible
Lighting 13
Reflection 19.1
Parallax 23.1
5% 18.4 fps
MRender 21.6
Gravity 7.7
Splatting 19.8
6% 16.4 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.89%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$87
156GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 406
Mixed 415
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 89.7
4K Mixed 45.4
170% 59.3 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 123
140% 242 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 110%
Great: 116%
WD WD20EURX 2TB-$68
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
71.8% Very good
Read 119
Write 131
Mixed 111
90% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 2.19
4K Mixed 0.25
92% 1 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 81%
Samsung Spinpoint F2 1TB-$55
869GB free
Firmware: 1AG01118 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
49.8% Average
Read 89.2
Write 84.2
Mixed 101
69% 91.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.15
4K Mixed 0.37
87% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 59%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$42
126GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
47.8% Average
Read 90.1
Write 76.3
Mixed 79.4
62% 81.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.32
87% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 62%
Corsair Flash Voyager GT USB 3.0 32GB-$52
6GB free, PID 1a09
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
34.2% Below average
Read 167
Write 20.8
Mixed 31.8
65% 73.2 MB/s
4K Read 13.9
4K Write 0.72
4K Mixed 0.09
79% 4.91 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 34.2%
Great: 51%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT8G3D1608ET3LX0. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (46th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
53.2% Above average
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 18.9
MC Mixed 16.4
51% 17.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 20.1
SC Mixed 17.7
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 67.5
59% 67.5 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 73%
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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 1,351 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $877
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