MSI MPG Z690 EDGE WIFI DDR4 (MS-7D31)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 152%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 110%
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Workstation
Workstation 175%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 106%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics143% 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 Drive293% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7D31
MotherboardMSI MPG Z690 EDGE WIFI DDR4 (MS-7D31)  (all builds)
Memory26.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20220322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 15 '22 at 00:49
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%
CPU Throttled 95%
Watch Gameplay: 3070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-12700K-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Memory 80.3
1-Core 192
2-Core 374
116% 216 Pts
4-Core 705
8-Core 1,419
130% 1,062 Pts
64-Core 2335
157% 2335 Pts
Poor: 104%
This bench: 106%
Great: 121%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
EVGA(3842 3755) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3975 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 512.77
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
143% Outstanding
Lighting 206
Reflection 202
Parallax 186
167% 198 fps
MRender 194
Gravity 135
Splatting 121
116% 150 fps
Poor: 132%
This bench: 143%
Great: 166%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$97
723GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1335 863 823 825 828 834 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
293% Outstanding
Read 1,574
Write 1,747
Mixed 1,316
SusWrite 918
312% 1,389 MB/s
4K Read 55.1
4K Write 265
4K Mixed 90.2
339% 137 MB/s
DQ Read 1682
DQ Write 1,471
DQ Mixed 1,557
1,173% 1,570 MB/s
Poor: 165%
This bench: 293%
Great: 273%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$53
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 180 191 191 190 175 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 41% Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G Skill Intl F4-3200C16-16GTZR 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
MC Read 34.9
MC Write 31.3
MC Mixed 30.9
92% 32.4 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 31
SC Mixed 23.4
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 80
50% 80 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 117%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 70: 10R 6G 2B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
70% 32% 56 320 253 144 34.1" 3440 1440 GSM774B LG ULTRAGEAR
Typical MPG Z690 EDGE WIFI DDR4 (MS-7D31) Builds (Compare 2,632 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 253%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 288%
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Motherboard: MSI MPG Z690 EDGE WIFI DDR4 (MS-7D31)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,710
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