MSI Z97-G43 (MS-7816)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 94.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71% 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 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)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150818
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJul 06 '18 at 20:11
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 129
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 514
QC Float 501
QC Mixed 502
115% 506 Pts
MC Int 487
MC Float 436
MC Mixed 400
66% 441 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
71% Very good
Lighting 224
Reflection 199
Parallax 210
68% 211 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 205
Splatting 164
74% 172 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 71%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 295 192 170 147 120 109 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 429
Write 483
Mixed 363
SusWrite 172
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 56.3
197% 70.6 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 232
210% 320 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 105%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
92GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 141 138 143 158 150 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 148
Mixed 85.5
SusWrite 146
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
161% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 112%
Seagate SkyHawk 4TB (2016)-$115
428GB free
Firmware: CV11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 173 178 179 181 181 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 197
Write 182
Mixed 81.5
SusWrite 178
116% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
176% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%
WD WD10EAVS-00D7B1 1TB
593GB free
Firmware: JP4OA3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 111 115 114 112 116 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
63.5% Good
Read 108
Write 114
Mixed 62.5
SusWrite 113
73% 99.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 50%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 0215 CMZ8GX3M1A1600C9 0215 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
36.2% Below average
MC Read 11.8
MC Write 13.5
MC Mixed 9.7
33% 11.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.8
SC Write 12.4
SC Mixed 10.9
32% 11.4 GB/s
Latency 66.7
60% 66.7 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 36.2%
Great: 53%
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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 1,157 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z97-G43 (MS-7816)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $562
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