MSI Z97-G43 (MS-7816)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 75.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive98.2% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7816
MotherboardMSI Z97-G43 (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160218
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 19:15
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
75.5% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 108
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 357
QC Float 373
QC Mixed 364
83% 364 Pts
MC Int 554
MC Float 518
MC Mixed 585
83% 552 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 480GB
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 319 308 287 143 170 202 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Read 782
Write 509
Mixed 312
SusWrite 238
102% 460 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 74.2
4K Mixed 35.7
121% 44.5 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 390
DQ Mixed 259
216% 307 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 167%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
371GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 129 127 125 127 128 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
77.5% Very good
Read 143
Write 99
Mixed 81
SusWrite 127
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
170% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
66.5% Good
MC Read 23.8
MC Write 25
MC Mixed 20.7
66% 23.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 20.1
SC Mixed 20.7
55% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 57.5
70% 57.5 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 72%
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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 1,324 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: 80% - Excellent Total price: $671
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