MSI H97M-G43(MS-7924)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 82.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics37.6% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive100% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 9 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
SystemMSI MS-7924
MotherboardMSI H97M-G43(MS-7924)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150728
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 09:20
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 i5-4690-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
SC Int 110
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 112
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 433
QC Float 438
QC Mixed 432
98% 434 Pts
MC Int 434
MC Float 431
MC Mixed 428
65% 431 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280-$185
CLim: 940 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
37.6% Below average
Lighting 115
Reflection 72.6
Parallax 165
41% 118 fps
MRender 56.3
Gravity 107
Splatting 78.1
35% 80.6 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 37.6%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
3GB free
Firmware: EXT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 329
Mixed 327
85% 384 MB/s
4K Read 49.8
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 25.4
161% 58.6 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 66.5
114% 225 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 100%
Great: 92%
WD Blue 2.5" 640GB (2009)-$63
119GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
36.9% Below average
Read 67.5
Write 61
Mixed 58.3
47% 62.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.33
4K Write 1.43
4K Mixed 0.28
71% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 36.9%
Great: 47%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$55
63GB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
65.6% Good
Read 112
Write 117
Mixed 112
86% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.44
4K Mixed 0.22
73% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 65.6%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C10 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2133 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (50th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
62.4% Good
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 18.8
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 21
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 62.4%
Great: 93%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 58%
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Desktop
Desktop 61%
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Workstation
Workstation 37%
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Motherboard: MSI H97M-G43(MS-7924) - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $746
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