MSI Z87-G43 (MS-7816)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive89.4% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7816
MotherboardMSI Z87-G43 (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory21.2 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150509
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 23 '21 at 20:00
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4770-$277
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
72.9% Very good
Memory 81
1-Core 102
2-Core 191
74% 125 Pts
4-Core 350
8-Core 517
56% 433 Pts
64-Core 538
36% 538 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 84%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend SSD340 256GB-$194
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN423b
SusWrite @10s intervals: 253 296 289 297 295 295 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
89.4% Excellent
Read 478
Write 292
Mixed 253
SusWrite 288
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 90.9
4K Mixed 36.5
126% 49.4 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 145
152% 250 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 98%
WD Green 500GB (2012)
455GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 150 148 151 151 151 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
Read 143
Write 143
Mixed 93.7
SusWrite 150
97% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.9
182% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 81%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1866C10D3/8G Transcend JM1600KLH-8G Transcend JM1600KLH-8G 24GB
1333, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
40.6% Average
MC Read 14.2
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 12.5
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.4
SC Write 14.4
SC Mixed 13.5
37% 13.1 GB/s
Latency 78.7
51% 78.7 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 49%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 18: 2R 0G 8B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
18% 33% 30 109 5 60 0" 1920 1080
Typical Z87-G43 (MS-7816) Builds (Compare 2,277 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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