MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 182%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 201%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 114%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics160% 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 Drive404% 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.
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 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.
Run History
2 days ago, 2 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7D25
MotherboardMSI PRO Z690-A DDR4  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20210914
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 26 '21 at 01:27
Run Duration221 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
CPU Throttled 94%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-12700KF-$419
U3E1, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
114% Outstanding
Memory 92.2
1-Core 193
2-Core 377
120% 221 Pts
4-Core 726
8-Core 1,418
132% 1,072 Pts
64-Core 2,269
152% 2,269 Pts
Poor: 106%
This bench: 114%
Great: 125%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070
Gigabyte(1458 404C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 496.76
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
160% Outstanding
Lighting 231
Reflection 212
Parallax 204
187% 216 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 154
Splatting 137
130% 163 fps
Poor: 129%
This bench: 160%
Great: 165%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$120
817GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2468 2066 1489 1508 1491 1486 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
404% Outstanding
Read 2,731
Write 2503
Mixed 1,991
SusWrite 1,751
504% 2,244 MB/s
4K Read 75.7
4K Write 237
4K Mixed 112
384% 142 MB/s
DQ Read 1,964
DQ Write 1,130
DQ Mixed 1,675
1,212% 1,590 MB/s
Poor: 236%
This bench: 404%
Great: 401%
WDC WD40EFAX-68JH4N0 4TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 162 162 162 161 162 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
36.3% Below average
Read 164
Write 170
Mixed 119
SusWrite 162
35% 154 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 12.8
4K Mixed 1
74% 19.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1.3
DQ Write 10
DQ Mixed 1.1
2% 4.13 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 36.3%
Great: 37%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$74
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 39.1
MC Write 37.1
MC Mixed 35
106% 37.1 GB/s
SC Read 24.5
SC Write 40.2
SC Mixed 29.8
90% 31.5 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 103%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 19: 3R 1G 1B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
19% 26% 19 110 7 144 31.5" 2560 1440 GSM772A 32GK650F
Typical PRO Z690-A DDR4(MS-7D25) Builds (Compare 356 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 246%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 257%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4 - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,903
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