MSI Z97-G43 (MS-7816)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 75.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics57.5% 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 Drive121% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7816
MotherboardMSI Z97-G43 (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140416
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '21 at 10:17
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690K-$221
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
75.2% Very good
Memory 83.9
1-Core 113
2-Core 223
81% 140 Pts
4-Core 384
8-Core 391
53% 388 Pts
64-Core 427
29% 427 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$220
CLim: 1411 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.10.35.02
Performing below potential (75th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
57.5% Above average
Lighting 70.1
Reflection 65.4
Parallax 93.4
57% 76.3 fps
MRender 67
Gravity 73.6
Splatting 48.6
58% 63.1 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 62%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$57
362GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 385 316 316 313 304 305 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 472
Mixed 410
SusWrite 323
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 43
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 61.3
207% 74.4 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 360
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 121%
Great: 130%
Seagate ST31000340NS 1TB-$50
182GB free
Firmware: SN06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 99 98 99 100 101 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
48.5% Average
Read 70.3
Write 66
Mixed 46.8
SusWrite 98.7
52% 70.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
118% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 61%
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$46
763GB free
Firmware: AX0R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 42 42 42 42 42 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
19.3% Very poor
Read 25.3
Write 31.5
Mixed 14.5
SusWrite 41.8
21% 28.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.2
40% 0.3 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 19.3%
Great: 63%
Hitachi HUA723030ALA641 3TB
1TB free
Firmware: MKAOA840
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 115 117 117 117 116 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
72.2% Very good
Read 135
Write 137
Mixed 76.8
SusWrite 116
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
176% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 89%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Goodram GR1600D364L11S/4G 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
53.4% Above average
MC Read 18.8
MC Write 19.5
MC Mixed 17
53% 18.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 16.2
47% 16.5 GB/s
Latency 73.7
54% 73.7 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 59%

 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 1,008 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI Z97-G43 (MS-7816)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $631
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