MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 252%
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Desktop
Desktop 114%
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Workstation
Workstation 290%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 113%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics229% 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 Drive401% 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.
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-7D25
MotherboardMSI PRO Z690-A DDR4  (all builds)
Memory58.1 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 1600 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20211213
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '22 at 17:40
Run Duration236 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
CPU Throttled 95%
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 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$380
U3E1, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Memory 83.2
1-Core 200
2-Core 379
119% 221 Pts
4-Core 766
8-Core 1,462
138% 1,114 Pts
64-Core 2,542
171% 2,542 Pts
Poor: 103%
This bench: 113%
Great: 120%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
EVGA(3842 4897) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 512.77
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
229% Outstanding
Lighting 307
Reflection 260
Parallax 302
248% 290 fps
MRender 327
Gravity 243
Splatting 177
206% 249 fps
Poor: 133%
This bench: 229%
Great: 228%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$111
828GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2441 2347 2332 2171 2014 796 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
401% Outstanding
Read 2239
Write 2,082
Mixed 2,013
SusWrite 2,017
470% 2,088 MB/s
4K Read 79.5
4K Write 224
4K Mixed 120
392% 141 MB/s
DQ Read 1,681
DQ Write 1,289
DQ Mixed 1,474
1,105% 1,481 MB/s
Poor: 230%
This bench: 401%
Great: 410%
WD Green SN350 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 33006000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2114 2088 2072 2080 2074 2085 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
357% Outstanding
Read 1,846
Write 2,096
Mixed 1795
SusWrite 2,085
442% 1,955 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 218
4K Mixed 81.6
289% 115 MB/s
DQ Read 1,714
DQ Write 1,289
DQ Mixed 1,336
1,044% 1,446 MB/s
Poor: 176%
This bench: 357%
Great: 395%
Seagate Backup+ Desk 8TB
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0511
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 39 39 40 40 39 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
20.8% Poor
Read 31.1
Write 34.6
Mixed 32.5
SusWrite 39
26% 34.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 7.5
4K Mixed 0.8
257% 3 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 20.8%
Great: 89%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 39.4
MC Write 38.3
MC Mixed 35.6
108% 37.8 GB/s
SC Read 28.3
SC Write 44.1
SC Mixed 34.6
102% 35.7 GB/s
Latency 74.8
54% 74.8 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 106%
Great: 136%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 45: 5R 5G 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
45% 14% 105 325 252 120 37.5" 3072 1280 DELA17F Dell AW3821DW
Typical PRO Z690-A DDR4(MS-7D25) Builds (Compare 7,658 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 181%
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Desktop
Desktop 111%
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Workstation
Workstation 189%
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Motherboard: MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4 - $220

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