MSI Z97-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics78.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive106% 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.
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-7816
MotherboardMSI Z97-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160218
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateSep 10 '17 at 17:54
Run Duration153 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4670K-$280
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
61.9% Good
1-Core 97.4
2-Core 192
68% 145 Pts
4-Core 386
8-Core 399
54% 393 Pts
64-Core 399
27% 399 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$359
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
78.6% Very good
Lighting 310
Reflection 293
Parallax 306
80% 303 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 292
Splatting 223
77% 239 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$57
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 400
Mixed 410
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 77.6
4K Mixed 43.8
162% 54.6 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 113
129% 224 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 106%
Great: 125%
WD Green 1.5TB (2010)-$67
615GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
49.9% Average
Read 89.7
Write 83.9
Mixed 85.8
65% 86.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.14
73% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 49.9%
Great: 62%
BUFFALO HD-PCFU3 1TB
605GB free, PID 0240
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
42.8% Average
Read 95.3
Write 111
Mixed 71.4
119% 92.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.2
61% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 42.8%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2400 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (42nd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
58.2% Above average
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 17.8
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 19
SC Mixed 18.3
49% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 70.3
57% 70.3 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 58.2%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97-G43 GAMING (MS-7816) Builds (Compare 439 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z97-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $817
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