MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 184%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 194%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 99.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics188% 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.
Boot Drive260% 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 11 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
5 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7D25
MotherboardMSI PRO Z690-A DDR4  (all builds)
Memory22.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 11520 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, ,
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20210914
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateJan 15 '22 at 21:06
Run Duration203 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 31%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
Memory 72.4
1-Core 182
2-Core 367
110% 207 Pts
4-Core 680
8-Core 1,121
114% 901 Pts
64-Core 1827
123% 1827 Pts
Poor: 100%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 117%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3090-$1,500
Gigabyte(1458 4041) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 4875 MHz, Ram: 24GB, Driver: 497.29
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
188% Outstanding
Lighting 241
Reflection 222
Parallax 269
195% 244 fps
MRender 279
Gravity 214
Splatting 149
180% 214 fps
Poor: 192%
This bench: 188%
Great: 257%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc M.2 PCIe SSD 1TB
656GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM32.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1360 739 748 755 758 760 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
260% Outstanding
Read 1,533
Write 2,362
Mixed 1,653
SusWrite 853
362% 1,600 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 213
4K Mixed 75.9
278% 111 MB/s
DQ Read 1,596
DQ Write 1,133
DQ Mixed 1,528
1,097% 1,419 MB/s
Poor: 138%
This bench: 260%
Great: 313%
WDC WD60EZAZ-00SF3B0 6TB
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 154 153 154 155 155 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
22% Poor
Read 170
Write 154
Mixed 103
SusWrite 154
33% 145 MB/s
4K Read 8.1
4K Write 12.6
4K Mixed 1.1
20% 7.27 MB/s
DQ Read 1.3
DQ Write 10.2
DQ Mixed 1.3
2% 4.27 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 22%
Great: 38%
WD easystore 264D 12TB
10.5TB free, PID 264d
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 193 183 188 187 185 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
Read 170
Write 181
Mixed 156
SusWrite 188
239% 174 MB/s
4K Read 15.3
4K Write 5.6
4K Mixed 1.3
291% 7.4 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Silicon Power Computer & Communications 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
85.1% Excellent
MC Read 31.8
MC Write 31.4
MC Mixed 30.2
89% 31.1 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 30.1
SC Mixed 24.6
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 96
42% 96 ns
Poor: 77%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 115%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRO Z690-A DDR4(MS-7D25) Builds (Compare 6,833 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 181%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 189%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4 - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,253
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