MSI PRO Z690-A (MS-7D25)

Performance Results

Gaming 258%
Desktop 109%
Workstation 326%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics252% 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 Drive572% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. 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 (MS-7D25)  (all builds)
Memory56.4 GB free of 64 GB @ 4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20211206
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 26 '22 at 16:05
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 11%
CPU Throttled 91%

 PC Performing as expected (48th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-12900K-$570
U3E1, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Memory 71.2
1-Core 192
2-Core 396
115% 219 Pts
4-Core 744
8-Core 1,511
138% 1,128 Pts
64-Core 2983
200% 2983 Pts
Poor: 106%
This bench: 105%
Great: 122%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3090-$1,500
Nvidia(10DE 147D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4975 MHz, Ram: 24GB, Driver: 511.23
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
252% Outstanding
Lighting 338
Reflection 311
Parallax 363
274% 337 fps
MRender 358
Gravity 267
Splatting 194
226% 273 fps
Poor: 186%
This bench: 252%
Great: 258%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDS200T1X0E-00AFY0 2TB
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 614600WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1415 4305 4325 4257 4252 4211 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
572% Outstanding
Read 3,626
Write 4,275
Mixed 3,027
SusWrite 3,794
831% 3,680 MB/s
4K Read 66.7
4K Write 282
4K Mixed 96
373% 148 MB/s
DQ Read 1867
DQ Write 1,824
DQ Mixed 1,955
1,438% 1,882 MB/s
Poor: 317%
This bench: 572%
Great: 648%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G Skill Intl F5-5600U3636C164x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM 22h clocked @ 4000 MHz
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
137% Outstanding
MC Read 54.2
MC Write 54.1
MC Mixed 50.8
152% 53 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 45.6
SC Mixed 29.5
89% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 98.6
41% 98.6 ns
Poor: 132%
This bench: 137%
Great: 188%

 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 10 8 60 31.5" 1280 720 GSM5B96 LG HDR QHD
Typical PRO Z690-A (MS-7D25) Builds (Compare 566 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 256%
Desktop 113%
Workstation 291%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,693
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