MSI Z97-G43 (MS-7816)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics73.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive20.6% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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 (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7816
MotherboardMSI Z97-G43 (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160218
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 23:03
Run Duration170 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 i5-4690K-$177
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
75.2% Very good
SC Int 115
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 113
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 425
QC Float 255
QC Mixed 371
80% 350 Pts
MC Int 386
MC Float 410
MC Mixed 428
61% 408 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$480
Asus(1043 855C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1316 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
73.2% Very good
Lighting 201
Reflection 217
Parallax 236
66% 218 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 227
Splatting 175
78% 183 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$19
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 80 76 93 97 93 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
20.6% Poor
Read 165
Write 112
Mixed 106
SusWrite 100
27% 121 MB/s
4K Read 6.5
4K Write 7.3
4K Mixed 8.6
25% 7.47 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 20.6%
Great: 80%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$49
926GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 155 155 179 179 181 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 178
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 168
100% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
124% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 108%
Adata DashDrive Elite S102 Pro USB 3.0 32GB-$7
17GB free, PID 312b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 15 20 24 25 24 23 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
16.8% Very poor
Read 69.7
Write 26
Mixed 17.7
SusWrite 21.9
38% 33.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.7
48% 1 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 16.8%
Great: 30%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
63.5% Good
MC Read 22
MC Write 23.5
MC Mixed 19.7
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 21
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 58.8
68% 58.8 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 65%
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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 Z97-G43 (MS-7816) Builds (Compare 1,665 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: 77% - Very good Total price: $651
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