MSI Z87M-G43 (MS-7823)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 61.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics72.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7823
MotherboardMSI Z87M-G43 (MS-7823)  (all builds)
Memory2.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130411
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 09 '19 at 06:37
Run Duration222 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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-$400
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
61.5% Good
SC Int 109
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 108
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 271
QC Float 267
QC Mixed 273
61% 270 Pts
MC Int 382
MC Float 427
MC Mixed 365
59% 392 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$140
CLim: 1303 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.5.2
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
72.1% Very good
Lighting 206
Reflection 177
Parallax 306
75% 230 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 207
Splatting 130
70% 161 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
415GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 74 94 110 101 134 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
70.1% Very good
Read 148
Write 145
Mixed 65
SusWrite 96
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
215% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
26.5% Poor
MC Read 8.5
MC Write 9.1
MC Mixed 7.6
24% 8.4 GB/s
SC Read 6.4
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 6.9
20% 7.07 GB/s
Latency 71.2
56% 71.2 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 26.5%
Great: 35%
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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 Z87M-G43 (MS-7823) Builds (Compare 372 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z87M-G43 (MS-7823)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $904
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