MSI Z97M-G43(MS-7924)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics68.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive49.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7924
MotherboardMSI Z97M-G43(MS-7924)  (all builds)
Memory6.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160215
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 17:36
Run Duration93 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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 i3-4170-$118
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
61.9% Good
SC Int 109
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 109
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 278
QC Float 292
QC Mixed 282
64% 284 Pts
MC Int 276
MC Float 294
MC Mixed 294
43% 288 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-$329
Gigabyte(1458 3624) 3GB
CLim: 1359 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
68.6% Good
Lighting 189
Reflection 145
Parallax 238
64% 191 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 216
Splatting 124
72% 164 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 68%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$55
68GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
49.4% Average
Read 430
Write 114
Mixed 162
51% 235 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 63.3
4K Mixed 9.91
73% 30.2 MB/s
DQ Read 79.7
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 7.65
31% 68.1 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 49.4%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
62% Good
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 23.4
MC Mixed 19
60% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 20.9
SC Mixed 20.3
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 58.1
69% 58.1 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 62%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97M-G43(MS-7924) Builds (Compare 468 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97M-G43(MS-7924) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $839
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