MSI Z97-G43 (MS-7816)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics72.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive87.4% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7816
MotherboardMSI Z97-G43 (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140627
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 13:43
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 Xeon E3-1231 v3-$290
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
77.6% Very good
SC Int 107
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 107
85% 107 Pts
QC Int 391
QC Float 406
QC Mixed 387
89% 395 Pts
MC Int 516
MC Float 564
MC Mixed 550
81% 543 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$265
Nvidia(10DE 11D7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
72.2% Very good
Lighting 233
Reflection 200
Parallax 215
70% 216 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 205
Splatting 163
74% 172 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$150
83GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
87.4% Excellent
Read 485
Write 340
Mixed 344
86% 390 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 63.8
4K Mixed 24.5
123% 42.1 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 195
DQ Mixed 80
104% 190 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 96%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$50
749GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 143
Mixed 144
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.33
4K Mixed 0.24
84% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 108%
WD WD2000JD-00HBB0 200GB
186GB free
Firmware: 08.02D08 Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
!4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
33.1% Below average
Read 55.8
Write 59.2
Mixed 54.1
42% 56.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.46
4K Mixed 0.37
94% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 33.1%
Great: 33%
WD WD2000JD-00HBB0 200GB
186GB free
Firmware: 08.02D08 Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
!4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
32.5% Below average
Read 54.4
Write 58.6
Mixed 52.8
42% 55.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.42
104% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 32.5%
Great: 33%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB-$73
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
60.4% Good
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 18.9
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 19.7
SC Mixed 18.5
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 60.4%
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 Z97-G43 (MS-7816) Builds (Compare 588 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97-G43 (MS-7816)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $700
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