MSI Z87-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
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. 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 74.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics72.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive98.7% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7816
MotherboardMSI Z87-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)  (all builds)
Memory8.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131203
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateNov 14 '19 at 23:00
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4670K-$300
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
74.2% Very good
1-Core 114
2-Core 228
80% 171 Pts
4-Core 414
8-Core 323
52% 369 Pts
64-Core 426
29% 426 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$272
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
72.6% Very good
Lighting 293
Reflection 227
Parallax 280
77% 267 fps
MRender 211
Gravity 258
Splatting 176
73% 215 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$60
136GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 243 275 246 226 221 216 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 312
Mixed 311
SusWrite 238
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 40
162% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 241
206% 304 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 131%
Samsung 840 250GB-$199
144GB free
Firmware: DXT08B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 228 237 236 238 237 237 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Read 476
Write 238
Mixed 170
SusWrite 235
62% 280 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 98.6
4K Mixed 25
130% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 56.6
105% 213 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 85%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
141GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 112 111 110 109 110 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
64.1% Good
Read 113
Write 108
Mixed 73.3
SusWrite 110
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
201% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
62.4% Good
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 19.9
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 19.7
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 58
69% 58 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 62.4%
Great: 64%
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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 1,848 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $1,054
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