MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 167%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 172%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 113%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics149% 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 Drive285% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7D25
MotherboardMSI PRO Z690-A DDR4  (all builds)
Memory27.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210914
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 26 '21 at 06:39
Run Duration273 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 18%
Watch Gameplay: 3070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
113% Outstanding
Memory 84.8
1-Core 194
2-Core 392
120% 224 Pts
4-Core 751
8-Core 1,274
128% 1,013 Pts
64-Core 1,888
127% 1,888 Pts
Poor: 99%
This bench: 113%
Great: 117%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
Asus(1043 87C1) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 457.51
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
149% Outstanding
Lighting 216
Reflection 195
Parallax 188
174% 199 fps
MRender 191
Gravity 140
Splatting 124
119% 152 fps
Poor: 131%
This bench: 149%
Great: 165%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2019)-$53
416GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 111110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 850 976 972 1003 1000 1001 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
285% Outstanding
Read 1,922
Write 1983
Mixed 1,592
SusWrite 967
363% 1616 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 226
4K Mixed 56.1
255% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,789
DQ Write 1,494
DQ Mixed 1539
1,181% 1,607 MB/s
Poor: 178%
This bench: 285%
Great: 291%
Adata Ultimate SU800 256GB-$35
136GB free
Firmware: P0801A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 260 415 430 437 437 437 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
Read 439
Write 404
Mixed 372
SusWrite 403
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 32
136% 57.2 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 249
198% 272 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 117%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
175GB free
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 457 367 368 373 374 368 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 382
Write 378
Mixed 359
SusWrite 384
85% 376 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 43.1
171% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 338
255% 342 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 106%
Great: 131%
Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$124
427GB free
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1512 1512 412 90 98 100 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
232% Outstanding
Read 1,471
Write 1,464
Mixed 1,066
SusWrite 621
259% 1,155 MB/s
4K Read 60.1
4K Write 215
4K Mixed 90.3
320% 122 MB/s
DQ Read 684
DQ Write 961
DQ Mixed 271
359% 639 MB/s
Poor: 136%
This bench: 232%
Great: 302%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
141GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 475 474 459 452 380 425 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 473
Write 435
Mixed 380
SusWrite 444
98% 433 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 42
164% 65.5 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 338
254% 341 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 112%
Great: 133%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
139GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 116 118 118 118 119 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
77.8% Very good
Read 153
Write 136
Mixed 84.8
SusWrite 118
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
227% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G Skill Intl F4-3200C16-16GTZR 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
112% Outstanding
MC Read 41.9
MC Write 41.2
MC Mixed 38.5
116% 40.5 GB/s
SC Read 24.5
SC Write 44.6
SC Mixed 34.8
99% 34.6 GB/s
Latency 72.1
56% 72.1 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 112%
Great: 117%

 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 12 10 144 27" 1280 720 GSM5B7F 27GL850
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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