MSI Z87-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics61.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Very high background CPU (34%). 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)
Memory2.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140718
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 01:02
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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 i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
79.7% Very good
SC Int 121
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 120
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 360
QC Float 382
QC Mixed 378
85% 373 Pts
MC Int 558
MC Float 587
MC Mixed 574
86% 573 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$195
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
61.7% Good
Lighting 195
Reflection 169
Parallax 187
60% 184 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 179
Splatting 119
63% 146 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 482
Write 440
Mixed 324
92% 415 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 52.6
183% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 218
203% 313 MB/s
Poor: 65% Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
207GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 129 128 124 120 122 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
Read 162
Write 154
Mixed 83.3
SusWrite 125
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 113%
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 (41st percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
54.1% Above average
MC Read 19.4
MC Write 19.9
MC Mixed 15.9
53% 18.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 17
48% 16.7 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 54.1%
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 960 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $800
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