MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 238%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 273%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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.
Graphics221% 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 Drive384% 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 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7D25
MotherboardMSI PRO Z690-A DDR4  (all builds)
Memory23.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210914
Uptime6 Days
Run DateApr 30 '22 at 05:52
Run Duration234 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
CPU Throttled 94%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-12700KF-$378
U3E1, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
110% Outstanding
Memory 78.6
1-Core 195
2-Core 382
117% 219 Pts
4-Core 758
8-Core 1,434
136% 1,096 Pts
64-Core 2,428
163% 2,428 Pts
Poor: 103%
This bench: 110%
Great: 120%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-Ti-$1,200
EVGA(3842 3955) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 511.79
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
221% Outstanding
Lighting 288
Reflection 277
Parallax 301
233% 289 fps
MRender 335
Gravity 244
Splatting 182
208% 254 fps
Poor: 197%
This bench: 221%
Great: 255%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 980 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB
710GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B4QFXO7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2176 2229 2240 2263 2264 2065 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
384% Outstanding
Read 1851
Write 2,250
Mixed 1,934
SusWrite 2,206
466% 2,060 MB/s
4K Read 67.7
4K Write 217
4K Mixed 100
346% 128 MB/s
DQ Read 1,738
DQ Write 1,330
DQ Mixed 1,509
1,136% 1,526 MB/s
Poor: 168%
This bench: 384%
Great: 365%
SHGS31-1000GS-2 1TB
570GB free
Firmware: 90000Q00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 482 478 469 437 439 421 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 478
Mixed 431
SusWrite 454
106% 468 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 49.5
171% 63.3 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 336
253% 339 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 117%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$65
3TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 155 156 160 162 164 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
76.9% Very good
Read 110
Write 141
Mixed 68.8
SusWrite 158
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
76% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Team Group Inc TEAMGROUP-UD4-3600 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
112% Outstanding
MC Read 45.8
MC Write 39.7
MC Mixed 39.3
119% 41.6 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 39.1
SC Mixed 30.6
87% 30.6 GB/s
Latency 83.1
48% 83.1 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 112%
Great: 136%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 33: 5R 1G 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
33% 21% 53 106 6 240 24.1" 1920 1080 SAM100A LC27RG50
Typical PRO Z690-A DDR4(MS-7D25) Builds (Compare 7,658 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 181%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 189%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4 - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,234
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