MSI PRO Z690-A WIFI (MS-7D25)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 97.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics56.3% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive73.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
CPU throttled at 95% 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 WIFI (MS-7D25)  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 4.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210929
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 09 '22 at 00:16
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU3%
CPU Throttled 95%
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 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-12700F-$313
U3E1, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
Memory 72.9
1-Core 189
2-Core 385
114% 216 Pts
4-Core 752
8-Core 450
88% 601 Pts
64-Core 447
30% 447 Pts
Poor: 100%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 116%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
Nvidia(10DE 11D7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing below potential (47th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
56.3% Above average
Lighting 71.1
Reflection 74.3
Parallax 67.6
58% 71 fps
MRender 65
Gravity 68.5
Splatting 65.5
55% 66.3 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 56.3%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$209
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 69 66 65 60 63 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
73.6% Very good
Read 407
Write 66.6
Mixed 134
SusWrite 66.1
36% 168 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 82.3
4K Mixed 38.8
139% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 96.8
DQ Mixed 188
150% 217 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 122%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$71
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 205 205 204 206 208 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 151
Mixed 81.2
SusWrite 206
115% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
153% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 114%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 548C38-16 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM 22h clocked @ 4600 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
MC Read 30.8
MC Write 30.6
MC Mixed 28.6
86% 30 GB/s
SC Read 20.8
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 25
73% 25.4 GB/s
Latency 94.9
42% 94.9 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 88%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 35: 4R 4G 3B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
35% 21% 53 109 5 60 24" 1920 1080 ACI2498 VS248
Typical PRO Z690-A WIFI (MS-7D25) Builds (Compare 943 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 225%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 256%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,214
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