MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 136%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 140%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 118%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics115% 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 Drive106% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7D25
MotherboardMSI PRO Z690-A DDR4  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20210914
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 15 '22 at 05:17
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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-$289
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Memory 91.6
1-Core 198
2-Core 383
122% 224 Pts
4-Core 773
8-Core 1,271
130% 1,022 Pts
64-Core 2,041
137% 2,041 Pts
Poor: 98%
This bench: 118%
Great: 119%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070
MSI(1462 3909) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2220 MHz, MLim: 3625 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 511.23
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (142 fps cap detected)
115% Outstanding
Lighting 142
Reflection 142
Parallax 142
115% 142 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 142
Splatting 142
115% 142 fps
Poor: 139%
This bench: 115%
Great: 165%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 1TB-$86
645GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR043
SusWrite @10s intervals: 387 416 427 400 270 283 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 358
Write 410
Mixed 353
SusWrite 364
84% 371 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 50.2
174% 64.6 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 152
167% 282 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 106%
Great: 125%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
156GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 127 130 129 127 130 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
69.2% Good
Read 112
Write 87.7
Mixed 75.7
SusWrite 128
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
205% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 109%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
153GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 85 86 83 85 86 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
59.7% Above average
Read 123
Write 115
Mixed 69.2
SusWrite 84.9
72% 97.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
226% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$76
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
113% Outstanding
MC Read 42.8
MC Write 41.2
MC Mixed 38.2
116% 40.7 GB/s
SC Read 26.8
SC Write 43.6
SC Mixed 32.3
98% 34.2 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 113%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 41: 3R 7G 5B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
41% 33% 45 340 273 144 24.5" 1920 1080 SPT09FB Sceptre M25
Typical PRO Z690-A DDR4(MS-7D25) Builds (Compare 2,603 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 221%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 231%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4 - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $679
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HDDRAMUSB
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