MSI Z87-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics134% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive30.7% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7816
MotherboardMSI Z87-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150518
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 02:18
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 i7-4790K-$339
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
84.1% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 128
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 387
QC Float 423
QC Mixed 392
91% 401 Pts
MC Int 612
MC Float 677
MC Mixed 646
96% 645 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$530
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 441
Reflection 408
Parallax 418
134% 422 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 417
Splatting 253
134% 305 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 134%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 60GB-$55
25GB free
Firmware: BBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
30.7% Below average
Read 145
Write 53.1
Mixed 74.1
20% 90.8 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 48.6
4K Mixed 9.05
67% 25.7 MB/s
DQ Read 61.1
DQ Write 50.8
DQ Mixed 18.9
24% 43.6 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 30.7%
Great: 58%
Hitachi HUA722020ALA331 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: A3NH Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
60.9% Good
Read 99.9
Write 112
Mixed 110
81% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.36
83% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 71%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
704GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 197
Write 197
Mixed 157
138% 184 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.82
4K Mixed 0.25
95% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 113%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsZ DDR3 2400 C10 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
82.5% Excellent
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 31.5
MC Mixed 25
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 25.4
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 49.2
81% 49.2 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 113%
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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 560 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
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: 73% - Very good Total price: $877
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HDDRAMUSB
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