MSI H97M-G43(MS-7924)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 57.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics45.3% 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 Drive67.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7924
MotherboardMSI H97M-G43(MS-7924)  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 21 '20 at 07:52
Run Duration341 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU2%
Watch Gameplay: 1650S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4460-$145
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
57.2% Above average
Memory 50.9
1-Core 97.5
2-Core 181
61% 110 Pts
4-Core 368
8-Core 353
50% 361 Pts
64-Core 358
24% 358 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 57.2%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super)-$190
Asus(1043 874F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 456.71
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
45.3% Average
Lighting 54.4
Reflection 75.8
Parallax 77.1
46% 69.1 fps
MRender 65.7
Gravity 74.4
Splatting 56.1
39% 65.4 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 65%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Savage 240GB-$120
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 241 231 78 361 155 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
67.5% Good
Read 442
Write 436
Mixed 297
SusWrite 242
79% 354 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 29.2
4K Mixed 19.8
72% 23.2 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 68.2
112% 218 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 111%
PHD 3.0 Silicon-Power 1TB
469GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 106 106 105 105 106 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
40.1% Average
Read 82.7
Write 87.1
Mixed 32.6
SusWrite 104
104% 76.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
84% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 50%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT102464BA160B.C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
54.8% Above average
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 16.5
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 16.8
SC Mixed 16.7
47% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 158
25% 158 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 61%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H97M-G43(MS-7924) Builds (Compare 674 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI H97M-G43(MS-7924) - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $647
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