MSI Z87-G43 GAMING (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 below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 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 65.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
High background CPU (24%). 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)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131203
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 00:22
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User ARE-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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 i7-4770-$305
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
65.4% Good
SC Int 101
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 95.7
79% 99.2 Pts
QC Int 274
QC Float 319
QC Mixed 313
68% 302 Pts
MC Int 450
MC Float 480
MC Mixed 488
71% 473 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 83%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$149
80GB free
Firmware: 521ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 168 166 155 150 147 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Read 329
Write 212
Mixed 235
SusWrite 154
52% 233 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 81.3
4K Mixed 36.3
130% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 216
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 199
149% 200 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 89%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
394GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC49
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 77 112 72 125 146 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
70.3% Very good
Read 143
Write 170
Mixed 77.7
SusWrite 102
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
115% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8GX 1315 CT102464BD160B.C16 16GB
1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
47.1% Average
MC Read 15.7
MC Write 17.1
MC Mixed 15.2
46% 16 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 14.5
42% 14.7 GB/s
Latency 74.8
54% 74.8 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-G43 GAMING (MS-7816) Builds (Compare 1,343 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
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: 65% - Good Total price: $999
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