MSI Z87-G43 (MS-7816)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 84.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics35.9% 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 Drive52.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7816
MotherboardMSI Z87-G43 (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130506
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateJun 14 '21 at 19:46
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$321
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
84.9% Excellent
Memory 92.4
1-Core 102
2-Core 234
82% 143 Pts
4-Core 447
8-Core 452
61% 450 Pts
64-Core 457
31% 457 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7870-$203
Sapphire(174B E246) 2GB
CLim: 1200 MHz, MLim: 1605 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 21.5.2
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
35.9% Below average
Lighting 45.6
Reflection 33.9
Parallax 59.8
37% 46.4 fps
MRender 35.5
Gravity 44.6
Splatting 30.4
35% 36.8 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 35.9%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$31
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1D2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 98 66 56 119 47 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
52.3% Above average
Read 294
Write 156
Mixed 208
SusWrite 94
42% 188 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 49.8
4K Mixed 26.4
106% 35.5 MB/s
DQ Read 54.3
DQ Write 60.3
DQ Mixed 53.2
41% 55.9 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 100%
WD WD10EURX 1TB-$49
731GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 145 145 147 147 147 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
74.9% Very good
Read 115
Write 123
Mixed 75
SusWrite 146
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
205% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CML8GX3M2A1600C9 0420 F3-12800CL9-4GBXL 0215 CML8GX3M2A1600C9 0420 F3-12800CL9-4GBXL 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
63.7% Good
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 23.3
MC Mixed 20
63% 21.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 22
SC Mixed 20.3
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 64%

 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 2,266 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

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

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