MSI Z97-G43 (MS-7816)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (91st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 9 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 92.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics29.3% 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 Drive116% 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 10 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7816
MotherboardMSI Z97-G43 (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160218
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 23 '20 at 11:21
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
Memory 93.9
1-Core 129
2-Core 255
92% 159 Pts
4-Core 497
8-Core 655
76% 576 Pts
64-Core 642
43% 642 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$129
Asus(1043 85D2) 2GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
29.3% Poor
Lighting 115
Reflection 71.3
Parallax 108
30% 98 fps
MRender 79.4
Gravity 106
Splatting 78.7
29% 88 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 29.3%
Great: 29%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D 1TB-$110
787GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 337 454 433 476 483 485 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 313
Mixed 351
SusWrite 444
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 51.2
176% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 259
211% 298 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 116%
Great: 120%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
58.5% Above average
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 20.9
MC Mixed 17
56% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 22
SC Mixed 18.4
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 60.1
67% 60.1 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 59%
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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 (MS-7816) Builds (Compare 2,647 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
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Desktop
Desktop 77%
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Workstation
Workstation 50%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97-G43 (MS-7816)

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