MSI Z87-G43 (MS-7816)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 84.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics5.63% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive109% 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 Z87-G43 (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150509
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 04:22
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 i5-4670K-$250
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
84.5% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 112
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 419
QC Float 437
QC Mixed 446
98% 434 Pts
MC Int 433
MC Float 431
MC Mixed 435
65% 433 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
MSI(1462 7816) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4835
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
5.63% Terrible
Lighting 12.8
Reflection 18.8
Parallax 23.4
5% 18.3 fps
MRender 19.4
Gravity 7.7
Splatting 18.4
6% 15.2 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.63%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$80
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 404
Mixed 414
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 82
4K Mixed 43.7
167% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 103
129% 231 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 109%
Great: 124%
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$107
19GB free
Firmware: DXM05B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
97.6% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 408
Mixed 459
102% 460 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 92.1
4K Mixed 25.9
133% 50.6 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 81
118% 218 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 97.6%
Great: 109%
Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB-$130
184GB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
86.5% Excellent
Read 167
Write 135
Mixed 142
112% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.93
4K Write 0.35
4K Mixed 0.33
81% 0.53 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMX4GX3M1A1333C9 0215 CML8GX3M2A1600C9 0215 CMX4GX3M1A1333C9 0215 CML8GX3M2A1600C9 16GB
1333, 1600, 1333, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
51.1% Above average
MC Read 18
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 16.1
50% 17.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 17.7
47% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 77.6
52% 77.6 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 51%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z87-G43 (MS-7816) Builds (Compare 2,270 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z87-G43 (MS-7816) - $217

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $792
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HDDRAMUSB
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