MSI Z87-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 76.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics72.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive92.9% 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.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
SystemMSI MS-7816
MotherboardMSI Z87-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory9.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20140221
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 01:45
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User SGP-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 i5-4690K-$235
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
76.6% Very good
SC Int 110
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 108
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 430
QC Float 410
QC Mixed 391
93% 410 Pts
MC Int 399
MC Float 404
MC Mixed 420
61% 408 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 376.9
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
72.7% Very good
Lighting 230
Reflection 201
Parallax 212
69% 214 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 212
Splatting 167
76% 176 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
29GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 326
Mixed 390
91% 411 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 92.7
4K Mixed 32.7
137% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 202
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 47.3
91% 179 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 96%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
243GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
56.8% Above average
Read 95.4
Write 102
Mixed 101
75% 99.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.99
4K Mixed 0.26
98% 1 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 56.8%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (64th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
52.9% Above average
MC Read 18.7
MC Write 19.1
MC Mixed 17
52% 18.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 15.7
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 69.6
57% 69.6 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 63%
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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 GAMING (MS-7816) Builds (Compare 555 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $821
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