MSI Z87-G43 (MS-7816)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 55.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics66.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive90.3% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (42%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7816
MotherboardMSI Z87-G43 (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory8.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131127
Uptime5.4 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 01:34
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 42%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 i7-4770K-$490
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
55.8% Above average
SC Int 83.5
SC Float 88.4
SC Mixed 83.4
68% 85.1 Pts
QC Int 258
QC Float 276
QC Mixed 264
60% 266 Pts
MC Int 428
MC Float 410
MC Mixed 414
63% 418 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
66.5% Good
Lighting 208
Reflection 188
Parallax 198
63% 198 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 198
Splatting 138
69% 159 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ AMD Radeon R7 120GB-$67
72GB free
Firmware: 1.00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 420
Mixed 449
102% 459 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 82.8
4K Mixed 21.9
111% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 82.2
108% 198 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 101%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$48
444GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 163
Mixed 150
121% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.96
4K Write 2.62
4K Mixed 0.36
128% 1.31 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 1302 1600 CL10 Series 0215 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
35.4% Below average
MC Read 11.6
MC Write 13.4
MC Mixed 11
34% 12 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 10.9
SC Mixed 9.1
27% 9.43 GB/s
Latency 76.7
52% 76.7 ns
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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 1,697 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $866
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