MSI Z87-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 67.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics66% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive86.9% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7816
MotherboardMSI Z87-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150518
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 13 '17 at 11:42
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$180
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
67.8% Good
SC Int 89.4
SC Float 91.4
SC Mixed 90.2
72% 90.3 Pts
QC Int 362
QC Float 331
QC Mixed 357
79% 350 Pts
MC Int 360
MC Float 362
MC Mixed 361
54% 361 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
MaxC: 1025 MHz, MaxM: 1300 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 16.12.2
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
66% Good
Lighting 194
Reflection 154
Parallax 234
63% 194 fps
MRender 125
Gravity 163
Splatting 174
69% 154 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 66%
Great: 74%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk X110 256GB-$93
67GB free
Firmware: X231600 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Read 421
Write 372
Mixed 347
85% 380 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 83.4
4K Mixed 23.6
122% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 48.5
92% 186 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 87%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
299GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
47.5% Average
Read 77.8
Write 87.6
Mixed 85.8
63% 83.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.16
80% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 84%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
273GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
66.2% Good
Read 120
Write 110
Mixed 118
88% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 2.24
4K Mixed 0.25
86% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT4G3D1869DT2TXRG 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
68.9% Good
MC Read 24.3
MC Write 25.7
MC Mixed 23
70% 24.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 17.3
SC Mixed 21.1
53% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 56.6
71% 56.6 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 76%
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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 GAMING (MS-7816) Builds (Compare 479 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
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Desktop
Desktop 67%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: MSI Z87-G43 GAMING (MS-7816) - $217

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $919
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