MSI Z87-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 39.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7816
MotherboardMSI Z87-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131203
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 23:53
Run Duration61 Seconds
Run User FRO-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd 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-$477
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
39.1% Below average
SC Int 59.8
SC Float 57
SC Mixed 58.1
47% 58.3 Pts
QC Int 181
QC Float 187
QC Mixed 186
42% 185 Pts
MC Int 281
MC Float 289
MC Mixed 289
43% 286 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 39.1%
Great: 94%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$55
892GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
Read 158
Write 159
Mixed 153
118% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.28
4K Mixed 0.22
69% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
47% Average
MC Read 16.8
MC Write 17.8
MC Mixed 14.8
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 11.6
SC Mixed 14.4
35% 12.4 GB/s
Latency 75.4
53% 75.4 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 47%
Great: 65%
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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 908 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $995
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