MSI Z87-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 83.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics51.9% 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 Drive94.1% 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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7816
MotherboardMSI Z87-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140221
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 14 '21 at 17:45
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690-$178
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Memory 95.3
1-Core 113
2-Core 221
84% 143 Pts
4-Core 416
8-Core 430
58% 423 Pts
64-Core 427
29% 427 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$230
Asus(1043 85B9) 3GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (49th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (65 fps cap detected)
51.9% Above average
Lighting 64
Reflection 65.8
Parallax 60.7
52% 63.5 fps
MRender 65.5
Gravity 64.3
Splatting 60
52% 63.3 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 51.9%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$40
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 263 94 68 56 53 54 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
Read 443
Write 426
Mixed 278
SusWrite 98
70% 311 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 93.6
4K Mixed 50.8
176% 61.6 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 180
184% 298 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$37
254GB free
Firmware: HP11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 75 113 114 115 115 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
61.6% Good
Read 107
Write 63.4
Mixed 61.8
SusWrite 107
62% 84.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1.1
185% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C11 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
78.6% Very good
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 30.5
MC Mixed 24
80% 27.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.1
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 24.4
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 56.2
71% 56.2 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 79%

 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 1,146 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $901
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HDDRAMUSB
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