MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 192%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 200%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 109%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics179% 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 Drive399% 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.
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 11 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7D25
MotherboardMSI PRO Z690-A DDR4  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20220318
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 24 '22 at 14:44
Run Duration188 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU0%
CPU Throttled 91%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-12600KF-$287
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Memory 91.1
1-Core 198
2-Core 380
122% 223 Pts
4-Core 679
8-Core 1,185
117% 932 Pts
64-Core 1,928
129% 1,928 Pts
Poor: 98%
This bench: 109%
Great: 117%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-Ti-$600
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 4850 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 512.77
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
179% Outstanding
Lighting 257
Reflection 225
Parallax 221
207% 234 fps
MRender 254
Gravity 166
Splatting 133
145% 184 fps
Poor: 147%
This bench: 179%
Great: 180%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
CT500P5PSSD8 500GB
246GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P7CR403
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3686 1405 750 710 697 710 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
399% Outstanding
Read 3,794
Write 3,614
Mixed 2,379
SusWrite 1,327
621% 2,778 MB/s
4K Read 63.6
4K Write 201
4K Mixed 95.1
324% 120 MB/s
DQ Read 1,417
DQ Write 1,522
DQ Mixed 1,725
1,227% 1,555 MB/s
Poor: 230%
This bench: 399%
Great: 472%
Adata XPG SX900 128GB-$103
119GB free
Firmware: 5.0.7b
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 131 126 120 125 131 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
80.7% Excellent
Read 430
Write 153
Mixed 202
SusWrite 128
50% 228 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 37.4
160% 63.3 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 150
DQ Mixed 120
102% 149 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Patriot Memory (PDP Systems) 3600 C20 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
123% Outstanding
MC Read 48.5
MC Write 44.6
MC Mixed 41.6
128% 44.9 GB/s
SC Read 27.7
SC Write 48
SC Mixed 34.2
105% 36.6 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
Poor: 77%
This bench: 123%
Great: 124%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRO Z690-A DDR4(MS-7D25) Builds (Compare 9,724 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 216%
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Desktop
Desktop 110%
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Workstation
Workstation 225%
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Motherboard: MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4 - $187

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,444
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