MSI Z87-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 75.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics36.3% 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 Drive89.5% 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.
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-7816
MotherboardMSI Z87-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory3.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150518
Uptime3.9 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 21:29
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 i5-4670K-$270
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
75.9% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 104
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 410
QC Float 402
QC Mixed 392
91% 401 Pts
MC Int 402
MC Float 399
MC Mixed 408
60% 403 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
MSI(1462 284A) 2GB
CLim: 1215 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
36.3% Below average
Lighting 95.2
Reflection 75.5
Parallax 118
32% 96.3 fps
MRender 85.4
Gravity 113
Splatting 74.3
40% 91 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 36.3%
Great: 40%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
89.5% Excellent
Read 483
Write 337
Mixed 328
85% 383 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 69.4
4K Mixed 23.7
130% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 219
DQ Mixed 19.8
80% 179 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 109%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
249GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
74.5% Very good
Read 139
Write 120
Mixed 110
92% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 2.02
4K Mixed 0.28
96% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C11 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 2133 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (52nd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
56.1% Above average
MC Read 20
MC Write 20.9
MC Mixed 17.6
56% 19.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 19
SC Mixed 16
46% 16.3 GB/s
Latency 67.8
59% 67.8 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 80%
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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 1,013 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
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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