MSI Z87-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics59% 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 Drive114% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7816
MotherboardMSI Z87-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150518
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 12 '19 at 09:41
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 12%
Watch Gameplay: 1060-6GB + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (79th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4770K-$270
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
Memory 92.8
1-Core 129
2-Core 254
91% 159 Pts
4-Core 420
8-Core 668
69% 544 Pts
64-Core 685
46% 685 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$267
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
59% Above average
Lighting 235
Reflection 203
Parallax 236
62% 225 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 216
Splatting 164
59% 177 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 59%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
97GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 249 258 260 259 258 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 484
Mixed 380
SusWrite 245
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 58.3
202% 71.7 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 230
208% 316 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 114%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
588GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 157 150 154 156 156 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Read 152
Write 138
Mixed 82.6
SusWrite 152
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
58.6% Above average
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 16.8
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 19.2
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-G43 GAMING (MS-7816) Builds (Compare 574 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z87-G43 GAMING (MS-7816) - $217

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $759
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