MSI Z87M-G43 (MS-7823)

Performance Results

Gaming 65%
Desktop 60%
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 55.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics78.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive96.6% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7823
MotherboardMSI Z87M-G43 (MS-7823)  (all builds)
Memory4.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150530
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 14:44
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 i3-4170-$128
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
55.1% Above average
SC Int 99.2
SC Float 99.9
SC Mixed 93
78% 97.4 Pts
QC Int 275
QC Float 291
QC Mixed 257
62% 275 Pts
MC Int 266
MC Float 282
MC Mixed 278
41% 275 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 55.1%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1481 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
78.8% Very good
Lighting 250
Reflection 223
Parallax 244
77% 239 fps
MRender 169
Gravity 230
Splatting 157
80% 186 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 89%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$167
28GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 351
Mixed 356
90% 406 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 77.6
4K Mixed 27.3
143% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 81.7
115% 215 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 94%
Samsung Spinpoint F1 1TB-$99
386GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
46% Average
Read 76
Write 83.8
Mixed 78.7
60% 79.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 0.48
119% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 46%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2400 C11 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
48.4% Average
MC Read 16.4
MC Write 16.6
MC Mixed 13.7
44% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 14.3
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 51.8
77% 51.8 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 48.4%
Great: 50%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87M-G43 (MS-7823) Builds (Compare 186 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop 63%
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z87M-G43 (MS-7823)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $765
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