MSI Z87-G43 (MS-7816)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics34.9% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive67% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
13 months ago, 13 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7816
MotherboardMSI Z87-G43 (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150509
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '19 at 06:26
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4670K-$400
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
77.1% Very good
Memory 95
1-Core 112
2-Core 224
84% 144 Pts
4-Core 336
8-Core 384
48% 360 Pts
64-Core 398
27% 398 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
Gigabyte(1458 360B) 2GB
CLim: 1351 MHz, MLim: 1627 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
34.9% Below average
Lighting 106
Reflection 84.9
Parallax 133
28% 108 fps
MRender 96.4
Gravity 127
Splatting 84.9
35% 103 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 34.9%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 60GB-$60
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 505ABBF1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 75 76 73 71 73 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
67% Good
Read 405
Write 78.6
Mixed 123
SusWrite 73
37% 170 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 75.5
4K Mixed 37.5
137% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 72.4
DQ Mixed 77.8
62% 87.5 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 67%
Great: 68%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$43
705GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 182 180 179 186 180 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 195
Mixed 82.6
SusWrite 180
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 104%
Great: 114%
Samsung HM500JI 500GB-$42
415GB free
Firmware: 2AC101C4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 82 81 81 82 82 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
46.2% Average
Read 80.5
Write 50.2
Mixed 50.4
SusWrite 80.2
48% 65.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 46.2%
Great: 47%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Team Vulcan-1600 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
61.1% Good
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 19.3
60% 20.9 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 18.8
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 57.2
70% 57.2 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-G43 (MS-7816) Builds (Compare 952 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 50%
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Motherboard: MSI Z87-G43 (MS-7816) - $217

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,107
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