MSI PRO Z690-A WIFI DDR4(MS-7D25)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 110%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics8.95% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive245% 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 10 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7D25
MotherboardMSI PRO Z690-A WIFI DDR4(MS-7D25)  (all builds)
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210914
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateDec 25 '21 at 17:19
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU6%
CPU Throttled 91%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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-$278
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Memory 84.3
1-Core 199
2-Core 397
121% 227 Pts
4-Core 729
8-Core 1,283
126% 1,006 Pts
64-Core 1,957
131% 1,957 Pts
Poor: 99%
This bench: 110%
Great: 118%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 770
MSI(1462 7D25) 1GB
Driver: <> Ver. 30.0.101.1002
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
8.95% Terrible
Lighting 9.6
Reflection 14.7
Parallax 11.2
8% 11.8 fps
MRender 12.9
Gravity 12.8
Splatting 10.4
10% 12 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 8.95%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SNVS500G 500GB
421GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EDFK0N01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 511 493 537 501 495 565 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
245% Outstanding
Read 1,224
Write 1,812
Mixed 1,298
SusWrite 517
274% 1,213 MB/s
4K Read 51.6
4K Write 261
4K Mixed 89.6
331% 134 MB/s
DQ Read 1,321
DQ Write 1,511
DQ Mixed 1,351
1,036% 1,394 MB/s
Poor: 152%
This bench: 245%
Great: 255%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Patriot Memory (PDP Systems) 3200 C16 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 43.3
MC Write 38.6
MC Mixed 38
114% 40 GB/s
SC Read 23.4
SC Write 41
SC Mixed 30.3
90% 31.6 GB/s
Latency 72.9
55% 72.9 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 109%
Great: 112%

 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 1 0 60 24" 1920 1080 BNQ7B12 BenQ V2420
Typical PRO Z690-A WIFI DDR4(MS-7D25) Builds (Compare 3,245 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 182%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 190%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI PRO Z690-A WIFI DDR4(MS-7D25)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $983
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