MSI Z97-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics54.7% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive46.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7816
MotherboardMSI Z97-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160218
Uptime10.7 Days
Run DateFeb 01 '19 at 20:04
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
76.1% Very good
1-Core 122
2-Core 244
86% 183 Pts
4-Core 393
8-Core 642
66% 518 Pts
64-Core 647
43% 647 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$174
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
54.7% Above average
Lighting 206
Reflection 181
Parallax 194
54% 194 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 198
Splatting 156
55% 168 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 58%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingdian S200 60GB
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0921B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 67 69 69 69 67 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
46.3% Average
Read 456
Write 65.7
Mixed 110
SusWrite 68
38% 175 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 67.9
4K Mixed 8.5
72% 30.9 MB/s
DQ Read 87.3
DQ Write 68.8
DQ Mixed 48.5
44% 68.2 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 79%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$50
308GB free
Firmware: CC38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 96 95 96 96 97 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
50.3% Above average
Read 79.2
Write 83
Mixed 61
SusWrite 96
59% 79.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 50.3%
Great: 69%
Generic Flash Disk 1GB
1GB free, PID 6387
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
2.37% Terrible
Read 7.2
Write 2.2
Mixed 2.5
SusWrite 2.3
4% 3.55 MB/s
4K Read 3.5
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
13% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.37%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2400 C11 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 2400 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
31.9% Below average
MC Read 11.1
MC Write 10.6
MC Mixed 8.6
29% 10.1 GB/s
SC Read 9
SC Write 10.7
SC Mixed 9
27% 9.57 GB/s
Latency 65.1
61% 65.1 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 31.9%
Great: 82%
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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 GAMING (MS-7816) Builds (Compare 512 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)

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