MSI Z97-G43 (MS-7816)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics67% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive95.2% 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.
Run History
10 days ago, 5 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7816
MotherboardMSI Z97-G43 (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160218
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 16:02
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
74.8% Very good
SC Int 115
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 95.6
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 366
QC Float 367
QC Mixed 381
84% 371 Pts
MC Int 558
MC Float 586
MC Mixed 581
86% 575 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1342 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.6.1
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
67% Good
Lighting 196
Reflection 180
Parallax 258
68% 212 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 185
Splatting 130
67% 154 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 67%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 313 249 255 272 277 277 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
Read 487
Write 462
Mixed 375
SusWrite 274
90% 399 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 65.1
4K Mixed 41.1
139% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 46.6
119% 251 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 117%
Patriot Ignite 480GB-$100
247GB free
Firmware: SAFM01.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 370 399 435 451 452 451 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Read 421
Write 404
Mixed 335
SusWrite 426
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 66.8
4K Mixed 35.3
125% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 118
126% 201 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 102%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$53
588GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 118 117 119 120 120 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
74.4% Very good
Read 140
Write 143
Mixed 90.8
SusWrite 119
91% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
193% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX2400C11D3/4GX 0215 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 KHX2400C11D3/4GX 0215 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 16GB
2400, 1600, 2400, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
50.9% Above average
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 18.6
MC Mixed 15.4
49% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 17.3
48% 16.8 GB/s
Latency 76.6
52% 76.6 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 77%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-G43 (MS-7816) Builds (Compare 1,194 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z97-G43 (MS-7816)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $725
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