MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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.
Graphics213% 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.
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.
CPU throttled at 95% 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)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 4.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210914
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateNov 26 '21 at 02:59
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%
CPU Throttled 95%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$410
U3E1, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Memory 84.8
1-Core 196
2-Core 390
120% 224 Pts
4-Core 765
8-Core 1,455
138% 1,110 Pts
64-Core 2,441
164% 2,441 Pts
Poor: 105%
This bench: 114%
Great: 120%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080
Gigabyte(1458 405D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 496.76
Performing below potential (59th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
213% Outstanding
Lighting 277
Reflection 252
Parallax 286
224% 272 fps
MRender 324
Gravity 236
Splatting 175
201% 245 fps
Poor: 162%
This bench: 213%
Great: 227%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Patriot Memory (PDP Systems) 4400 C19 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
138% Outstanding
MC Read 57.9
MC Write 49.1
MC Mixed 49.3
149% 52.1 GB/s
SC Read 23.4
SC Write 47.1
SC Mixed 33
99% 34.5 GB/s
Latency 72.1
56% 72.1 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 138%
Great: 139%

 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 8 5 60 27" 1280 720 VSC093A VX2768-2KPC
Typical PRO Z690-A DDR4(MS-7D25) Builds (Compare 686 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 219%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 229%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4 - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $761
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