MSI H97M-G43(MS-7924)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 58.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot Drive104% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7924
MotherboardMSI H97M-G43(MS-7924)  (all builds)
Memory26.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150728
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 01 '19 at 21:25
Run Duration199 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Xeon E3-1220 v3-$275
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
58.4% Above average
1-Core 94.1
2-Core 182
65% 138 Pts
4-Core 368
8-Core 366
50% 367 Pts
64-Core 370
25% 370 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 62%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$86
152GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 168 164 169 169 167 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 473
Write 457
Mixed 374
SusWrite 167
82% 368 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 61
186% 68.3 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 359
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 104%
Great: 124%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$86
209GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 170 167 170 170 169 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 480
Write 431
Mixed 386
SusWrite 168
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 62.3
203% 73 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 354
269% 361 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 109%
Great: 124%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
178GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 169 166 169 170 168 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 451
Write 283
Mixed 320
SusWrite 168
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 57.6
185% 66.8 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 232
210% 318 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 103%
Great: 117%
Intel 750 Series NVMe PCIe 400GB-$549
75GB free
Firmware: 8EV101H0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 550 586 555 578 577 584 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
176% Outstanding
Read 641
Write 935
Mixed 502
SusWrite 572
150% 662 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 53.5
208% 83.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,393
DQ Write 944
DQ Mixed 988
786% 1,108 MB/s
Poor: 129%
This bench: 176%
Great: 232%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$79
2TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 143 140 144 144 143 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
83% Excellent
Read 147
Write 138
Mixed 97.3
SusWrite 142
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
176% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 83%
Great: 85%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$99
3TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 144 139 144 146 144 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Read 163
Write 145
Mixed 86.2
SusWrite 143
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
197% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
61.9% Good
MC Read 22
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 19.4
61% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 20.8
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 86%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H97M-G43(MS-7924) Builds (Compare 1,302 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI H97M-G43(MS-7924) - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $765
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CPUGPUSSD
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $42G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $695SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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