MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
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Workstation
Workstation 117%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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.
Graphics96.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive343% 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 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
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7D25
MotherboardMSI PRO Z690-A DDR4  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20211213
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '22 at 15:59
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU1%
CPU Throttled 94%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-12600KF-$286
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Memory 89.3
1-Core 197
2-Core 393
122% 226 Pts
4-Core 745
8-Core 1292
128% 1,018 Pts
64-Core 1,893
127% 1,893 Pts
Poor: 100%
This bench: 114%
Great: 117%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-$330
MSI(1462 3976) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 497.29
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
96.4% Outstanding
Lighting 135
Reflection 126
Parallax 123
109% 128 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 95
Splatting 90
82% 107 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 105%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$59
238GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 830 1375 790 791 793 793 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
343% Outstanding
Read 2,368
Write 2,088
Mixed 1,688
SusWrite 895
394% 1,760 MB/s
4K Read 71.8
4K Write 248
4K Mixed 112
384% 144 MB/s
DQ Read 1,866
DQ Write 1,496
DQ Mixed 1,636
1,237% 1,666 MB/s
Poor: 216%
This bench: 343%
Great: 349%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G Skill Intl F4-3600C16-8GVKC 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
125% Outstanding
MC Read 49
MC Write 46.5
MC Mixed 42.7
132% 46.1 GB/s
SC Read 27.9
SC Write 46.1
SC Mixed 34.2
103% 36.1 GB/s
Latency 68.1
59% 68.1 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 125%
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 8 6 144 27" 1280 720 GSM5B7F LG ULTRAGEAR
Typical PRO Z690-A DDR4(MS-7D25) Builds (Compare 8,946 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: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,219
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