MSI Z87-G43 (MS-7816)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
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 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics53% 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 Drive106% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
SystemMSI MS-7816
MotherboardMSI Z87-G43 (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150509
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 29 '16 at 17:53
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU7%

 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 i5-4670K-$210
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
86.5% Excellent
Memory 97.1
1-Core 111
2-Core 220
84% 143 Pts
4-Core 440
8-Core 440
60% 440 Pts
64-Core 439
30% 439 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$188
CLim: 1342 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 16.12.2
Performing below potential (65th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
53% Above average
Lighting 202
Reflection 181
Parallax 264
53% 216 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 192
Splatting 130
53% 156 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 53%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 491
Write 401
Mixed 418
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 93.8
4K Mixed 41.5
158% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 114
136% 238 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 106%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$46
884GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 206
Write 197
Mixed 178
146% 194 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.22
96% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 116%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLE4G3D1869DE1TX0. 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
73.8% Very good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 27.1
MC Mixed 23.6
73% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.6
SC Write 20.6
SC Mixed 22.9
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 50.1
80% 50.1 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 73%
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 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 5,159 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $834
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HDDRAMUSB
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