MSI Z97-G43 (MS-7816)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics65.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
SystemMSI MS-7816
MotherboardMSI Z97-G43 (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150818
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 20:27
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User UKR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-4790K-$329
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 468
QC Float 488
QC Mixed 481
109% 479 Pts
MC Int 628
MC Float 671
MC Mixed 654
98% 651 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$207
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
65.7% Good
Lighting 207
Reflection 180
Parallax 199
63% 195 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 192
Splatting 124
68% 156 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$31
237GB free
Firmware: CC37 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
57.9% Above average
Read 100
Write 102
Mixed 101
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.46
4K Mixed 0.44
92% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 73%
Samsung HD161GJ 160GB-$25
143GB free
Firmware: 1AC01118 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
65.4% Good
Read 112
Write 115
Mixed 91.4
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 2.19
4K Mixed 0.54
123% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 62%
WD Blue 2.5" 250GB (2009)-$37
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 13.01A13 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
32% Below average
Read 59
Write 52.2
Mixed 55.2
42% 55.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.3
81% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 32%
Great: 41%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
80.5% Excellent
MC Read 30.1
MC Write 30.5
MC Mixed 24.1
81% 28.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 24
SC Mixed 26.3
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 46.4
86% 46.4 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 89%
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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 (MS-7816) Builds (Compare 1,153 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z97-G43 (MS-7816)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $562
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