MSI Z97-G43 (MS-7816)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 85.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics67.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive35.9% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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 (14%). 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)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141106
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateJan 11 '19 at 18:10
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
SC Int 129
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 126
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 389
QC Float 406
QC Mixed 408
91% 401 Pts
MC Int 602
MC Float 656
MC Mixed 632
94% 630 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$190
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 417.22
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
67.9% Good
Lighting 205
Reflection 174
Parallax 192
62% 190 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 201
Splatting 160
72% 169 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Blaze 240GB-$50
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM07.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.6 28 21 131 44 31 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
35.9% Below average
Read 370
Write 110
Mixed 12.7
SusWrite 43.6
29% 134 MB/s
4K Read 11.6
4K Write 13.2
4K Mixed 15.5
44% 13.4 MB/s
DQ Read 103
DQ Write 87
DQ Mixed 15.6
33% 68.6 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 35.9%
Great: 80%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1TB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 174 186 179 185 188 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 88
Mixed 85
SusWrite 159
94% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0
33% 0.3 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2133 CL11 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
70.3% Very good
MC Read 25
MC Write 26.5
MC Mixed 21.4
69% 24.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 22.6
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 54.9
73% 54.9 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 78%
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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 1,424 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z97-G43 (MS-7816)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $699
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