MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics95.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive304% 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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7D25
MotherboardMSI PRO Z690-A DDR4  (all builds)
Memory22.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20210914
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 23 '22 at 22:19
Run Duration341 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-12600K-$280
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 73.4
1-Core 179
2-Core 360
109% 204 Pts
4-Core 685
8-Core 1106
114% 895 Pts
64-Core 1,832
123% 1,832 Pts
Poor: 100%
This bench: 101%
Great: 118%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-Ti-$1,200
EVGA(3842 3967) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 516.40
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (119 fps cap detected)
95.8% Outstanding
Lighting 119
Reflection 119
Parallax 118
96% 118 fps
MRender 118
Gravity 118
Splatting 119
96% 119 fps
Poor: 197%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 255%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pcie SSD 2TB
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1778 1063 1058 1068 1066 1063 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
304% Outstanding
Read 1,434
Write 2,500
Mixed 1,680
SusWrite 1,182
385% 1,699 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 247
4K Mixed 94.8
321% 129 MB/s
DQ Read 1,887
DQ Write 1449
DQ Mixed 1,659
1,243% 1,665 MB/s
Poor: 142%
This bench: 304%
Great: 313%
Pcie SSD 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: ECFM22.7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2133 1105 1099 1105 1106 1106 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
197% Outstanding
Read 1,007
Write 1,116
Mixed 845
SusWrite 1,276
240% 1,061 MB/s
4K Read 17.9
4K Write 221
4K Mixed 30.8
184% 89.9 MB/s
DQ Read 47.8
DQ Write 1,089
DQ Mixed 63.7
201% 400 MB/s
Poor: 142%
This bench: 197%
Great: 313%
Pcie SSD 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: ECFM22.7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2477 1266 1097 1102 1102 1102 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
199% Outstanding
Read 1,021
Write 1,130
Mixed 925
SusWrite 1,358
251% 1,109 MB/s
4K Read 15.9
4K Write 202
4K Mixed 29.7
169% 82.4 MB/s
DQ Read 48.5
DQ Write 1,089
DQ Mixed 62.3
200% 400 MB/s
Poor: 142%
This bench: 199%
Great: 313%
Pcie SSD 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: ECFM22.7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2429 1110 1110 1113 1109 1106 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
217% Outstanding
Read 1,174
Write 1,119
Mixed 831
SusWrite 1,330
251% 1,113 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 236
4K Mixed 31.6
221% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 46.5
DQ Write 1,089
DQ Mixed 64.4
201% 400 MB/s
Poor: 142%
This bench: 217%
Great: 313%
Samsung 870 QVO 8TB-$630
5TB free
Firmware: SVQ02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 479 476 475 474 472 472 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 470
Mixed 433
SusWrite 475
106% 469 MB/s
4K Read 39.5
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 59.8
204% 75.8 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 335
252% 338 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 128%
Great: 129%
Samsung 870 QVO 8TB-$630
4.5TB free
Firmware: SVQ02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 479 476 475 474 472 473 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 409
Write 420
Mixed 393
SusWrite 475
96% 424 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 50.4
174% 66.9 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 323
245% 329 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 114%
Great: 129%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
73.2% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 25.6
MC Mixed 25.7
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 26.2
SC Mixed 22.8
66% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 93.7
43% 93.7 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 128%

 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 8 6 120 72.3" 1280 720 GSMC0C8 LG TV SSCR2
Typical PRO Z690-A DDR4(MS-7D25) Builds (Compare 7,663 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 181%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 189%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4 - $220

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