MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 257%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 295%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 116%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics229% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive314% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 11 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
CPU throttled at 94% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7D25
MotherboardMSI PRO Z690-A DDR4  (all builds)
Memory26.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20211213
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 02 '22 at 09:36
Run Duration217 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
CPU Throttled 94%
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 PC Performing above expectations (74th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-12700K-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Memory 84.6
1-Core 198
2-Core 392
121% 225 Pts
4-Core 785
8-Core 1,525
143% 1,155 Pts
64-Core 2,516
169% 2,516 Pts
Poor: 102%
This bench: 116%
Great: 120%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$760
EVGA(3842 4897) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 516.59
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
229% Outstanding
Lighting 306
Reflection 261
Parallax 305
247% 290 fps
MRender 331
Gravity 245
Splatting 177
208% 251 fps
Poor: 175%
This bench: 229%
Great: 228%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc M.2 PCIe SSD 1TB
697GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SN07151 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2322 975 794 889 707 834 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
314% Outstanding
Read 1,595
Write 2,220
Mixed 1,823
SusWrite 1,087
380% 1,681 MB/s
4K Read 70.6
4K Write 242
4K Mixed 108
373% 140 MB/s
DQ Read 1,789
DQ Write 1,280
DQ Mixed 648
724% 1,239 MB/s
Poor: 138%
This bench: 314%
Great: 308%
Samsung 860 QVO 2TB-$250
154GB free
Firmware: RVQ02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 436 262 160 160 161 161 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
Read 449
Write 434
Mixed 376
SusWrite 223
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 42.8
167% 68 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 340
256% 344 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 123%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Silicon Power Computer & Communications 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
MC Read 35.1
MC Write 34.8
MC Mixed 33.1
98% 34.3 GB/s
SC Read 25.6
SC Write 37.6
SC Mixed 31
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 72.4
55% 72.4 ns
Poor: 77%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 115%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 45: 9R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
45% 14% 66 329 264 60 24.1" 1920 1200 DELA0B8 DELL U2415
Typical PRO Z690-A DDR4(MS-7D25) Builds (Compare 9,010 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 180%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 188%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4 - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,255
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