MSI Z97-G43 (MS-7816)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics70.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive59.1% 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7816
MotherboardMSI Z97-G43 (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20150818
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 14:47
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 i5-4460-$190
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
65.2% Good
SC Int 92.4
SC Float 95.7
SC Mixed 94.3
75% 94.1 Pts
QC Int 348
QC Float 343
QC Mixed 330
77% 340 Pts
MC Int 353
MC Float 352
MC Mixed 349
53% 351 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
Nvidia(10DE 11D7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
70.6% Very good
Lighting 222
Reflection 196
Parallax 211
68% 210 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 206
Splatting 157
73% 170 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$37
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
59.1% Above average
Read 493
Write 203
Mixed 194
65% 296 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 71.1
4K Mixed 5.82
78% 33 MB/s
DQ Read 23.4
DQ Write 213
DQ Mixed 0.96
36% 79.2 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 80%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 250GB-$24
164GB free
Firmware: CC38 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
61.8% Good
Read 118
Write 97.2
Mixed 118
84% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.35
79% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 68%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
121GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3U0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
47.5% Average
Read 72.4
Write 93
Mixed 76.4
61% 80.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.36
4K Mixed 0.18
68% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
60.5% Good
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 19.4
60% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 17.5
SC Mixed 19.3
50% 17.4 GB/s
Latency 66.1
60% 66.1 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 64%
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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: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $551
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