MSI MAG Z690 TOMAHAWK WIFI DDR4 (MS-7D32)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
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 117%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics5.05% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive355% 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 94% 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-7D32
MotherboardMSI MAG Z690 TOMAHAWK WIFI DDR4 (MS-7D32)  (all builds)
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20211217
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 24 '22 at 00:10
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
CPU Throttled 94%

 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 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Memory 93.5
1-Core 192
2-Core 383
121% 223 Pts
4-Core 756
8-Core 1,394
134% 1,075 Pts
64-Core 2,443
164% 2,443 Pts
Poor: 103%
This bench: 117%
Great: 120%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 770
MSI(1462 7D32) 1GB
Driver: <> Ver. 30.0.101.1340
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
5.05% Terrible
Lighting 9.9
Reflection 15.2
Parallax 11.6
8% 12.2 fps
MRender 1.5
Gravity 2.1
Splatting 0.2
2% 1.27 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 5.05%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$64
426GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2005 823 820 825 827 827 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
355% Outstanding
Read 2315
Write 2,032
Mixed 1,576
SusWrite 1,021
388% 1,736 MB/s
4K Read 71.6
4K Write 267
4K Mixed 116
399% 152 MB/s
DQ Read 1,902
DQ Write 1,513
DQ Mixed 1,847
1,344% 1,754 MB/s
Poor: 188%
This bench: 355%
Great: 350%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$68
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
MC Read 37.7
MC Write 34.4
MC Mixed 35.1
102% 35.7 GB/s
SC Read 23.5
SC Write 32.4
SC Mixed 28.1
80% 28 GB/s
Latency 61.1
66% 61.1 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 5: 0R 1G 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
5% 5% 61 9 7 165 31.5" 1280 720 GSM776F LG ULTRAGEAR
Typical MAG Z690 TOMAHAWK WIFI DDR4 (MS-7D32) Builds (Compare 3,351 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 253%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 289%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z690 TOMAHAWK WIFI DDR4 (MS-7D32)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,714
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