MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 135%
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Desktop
Desktop 115%
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Workstation
Workstation 141%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 114%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics116% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive474% 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 91% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7D25
MotherboardMSI PRO Z690-A DDR4  (all builds)
Memory23.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20220517
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 03 '22 at 18:21
Run Duration201 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%
CPU Throttled 91%
Watch Gameplay: 2070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-12600K-$275
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Memory 89.4
1-Core 194
2-Core 371
119% 218 Pts
4-Core 739
8-Core 1,299
128% 1,019 Pts
64-Core 2,023
136% 2,023 Pts
Poor: 100%
This bench: 114%
Great: 118%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 3600 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 516.40
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 145
Reflection 121
Parallax 141
118% 136 fps
MRender 190
Gravity 134
Splatting 110
115% 145 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 116%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 980 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$130
806GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2592 3080 3314 2820 1584 1597 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
474% Outstanding
Read 2,885
Write 3,441
Mixed 3,101
SusWrite 2,498
674% 2,981 MB/s
4K Read 84.4
4K Write 244
4K Mixed 126
418% 151 MB/s
DQ Read 1,918
DQ Write 1,520
DQ Mixed 1,720
1,287% 1,720 MB/s
Poor: 294%
This bench: 474%
Great: 478%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$105
217GB free
Firmware: 4B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1370 1010 1006 1008 1023 1021 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
363% Outstanding
Read 2,477
Write 2,409
Mixed 2,323
SusWrite 1,073
465% 2,070 MB/s
4K Read 73.6
4K Write 210
4K Mixed 108
362% 131 MB/s
DQ Read 2,139
DQ Write 1711
DQ Mixed 1,894
1,426% 1,915 MB/s
Poor: 224%
This bench: 363%
Great: 411%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW32GX4M2Z3600C18 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
118% Outstanding
MC Read 44.3
MC Write 42.9
MC Mixed 41.1
122% 42.8 GB/s
SC Read 29.1
SC Write 41.8
SC Mixed 37.3
103% 36.1 GB/s
Latency 68.1
59% 68.1 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 118%
Great: 127%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 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
0% 0% 0 11 9 60 27.5" 1280 720 SAM0C4D U28E590
Typical PRO Z690-A DDR4(MS-7D25) Builds (Compare 9,010 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 181%
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Desktop
Desktop 112%
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Workstation
Workstation 189%
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Motherboard: MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4 - $220

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