MSI PRO Z690-A (MS-7D25)

Performance Results

Gaming 52%
Desktop 107%
Workstation 55%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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.
Graphics41.3% 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 Drive104% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7D25
MotherboardMSI PRO Z690-A (MS-7D25)  (all builds)
Memory24.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 4.8 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20210929
Uptime5.2 Days
Run DateJun 23 '22 at 18:12
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User EST-User
Background CPU3%
CPU Throttled 91%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$260
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
109% Outstanding
Memory 80
1-Core 196
2-Core 384
118% 220 Pts
4-Core 738
8-Core 1,325
129% 1,032 Pts
64-Core 1,887
127% 1,887 Pts
Poor: 99%
This bench: 109%
Great: 118%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$500
Gigabyte(1458 2261) 3GB
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver:
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
41.3% Average
Lighting 54.7
Reflection 19.3
Parallax 61.5
44% 45.2 fps
MRender 31.6
Gravity 50.2
Splatting 25.2
38% 35.7 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 41.3%
Great: 42%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 883 DCT 3.84TB
3TB free (System drive)
Firmware: HXT7404Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 472 445 441 432 433 433 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 443
Write 433
Mixed 384
SusWrite 443
96% 425 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 36.1
144% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 339
255% 341 MB/s
Poor: 94%
This bench: 104%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G Skill Intl -6000J3636F162x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM 22h clocked @ 4800 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
158% Outstanding
MC Read 63.5
MC Write 62.8
MC Mixed 57.5
175% 61.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 52.4
SC Mixed 29.6
96% 33.6 GB/s
Latency 80.6
50% 80.6 ns
Poor: 135%
This bench: 158%
Great: 196%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 9 7 30 27.5" 1280 720 SAM0B81 U28D590
Typical PRO Z690-A (MS-7D25) Builds (Compare 760 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 255%
Desktop 113%
Workstation 292%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,714
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