MSI Z97-G43 (MS-7816)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics75% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive105% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
10 months ago, 10 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7816
MotherboardMSI Z97-G43 (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140521
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 23:55
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
78.6% Very good
SC Int 107
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 109
88% 109 Pts
QC Int 387
QC Float 392
QC Mixed 387
88% 389 Pts
MC Int 557
MC Float 596
MC Mixed 589
87% 581 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
75% Very good
Lighting 240
Reflection 216
Parallax 236
74% 231 fps
MRender 162
Gravity 214
Splatting 152
76% 176 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 75%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$154
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 472
Mixed 413
104% 465 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 88.4
4K Mixed 44
149% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 157
DQ Mixed 112
113% 185 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 105%
Great: 126%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$76
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
61.2% Good
Read 86.6
Write 127
Mixed 87.8
75% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.01
4K Write 0.49
4K Mixed 0.02
12% 0.17 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 85%
Seagate M3 Portable 1TB
309GB free, PID 61b6
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
29.4% Poor
Read 86
Write 76.1
Mixed 39.5
81% 67.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.04
4K Write 0.12
4K Mixed 0.03
5% 0.06 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 29.4%
Great: 56%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT102464BA160B.C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
57.3% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 21
MC Mixed 16.9
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 19.7
SC Mixed 18.5
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 67.1
60% 67.1 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 57.3%
Great: 61%
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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%
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Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97-G43 (MS-7816)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $551
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