MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 174%
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Desktop
Desktop 122%
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Workstation
Workstation 191%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 123%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics142% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive348% 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.
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-7D25
MotherboardMSI PRO Z690-A DDR4  (all builds)
Memory27.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20220623
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 29 '22 at 05:38
Run Duration226 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
CPU Throttled 94%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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-$399
U3E1, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Memory 93.7
1-Core 207
2-Core 416
125% 239 Pts
4-Core 818
8-Core 1,541
140% 1,179 Pts
64-Core 2,411
149% 2,411 Pts
Poor: 104%
This bench: 123%
Great: 123%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$435
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 516.59
Performing below potential (67th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
142% Outstanding
Lighting 183
Reflection 184
Parallax 188
148% 185 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 160
Splatting 134
134% 167 fps
Poor: 119%
This bench: 142%
Great: 148%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$90
509GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42AZS6AC Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1358 957 960 963 958 957 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
348% Outstanding
Read 2,661
Write 2,501
Mixed 231
SusWrite 1,026
356% 1,605 MB/s
4K Read 70
4K Write 260
4K Mixed 105
378% 145 MB/s
DQ Read 1,299
DQ Write 1,489
DQ Mixed 435
593% 1,074 MB/s
Poor: 175%
This bench: 348%
Great: 372%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
380GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 489 490 491 491 415 297 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 486
Mixed 462
SusWrite 446
107% 477 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 62.6
216% 78.7 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 343
259% 347 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 130%
Great: 129%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$45
857GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 177 177 178 177 177 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 163
Mixed 105
SusWrite 177
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
244% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 107%
Great: 108%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$60
406GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8R0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 118 134 136 138 140 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Read 161
Write 181
Mixed 38.8
SusWrite 131
93% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
136% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
127% Outstanding
MC Read 46.8
MC Write 46.6
MC Mixed 43.3
130% 45.6 GB/s
SC Read 31.4
SC Write 50.9
SC Mixed 39.4
116% 40.6 GB/s
Latency 60.6
66% 60.6 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 127%
Great: 125%

 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 7 165 31.5" 1280 720 GSM5BD3 LG ULTRAGEAR
Typical PRO Z690-A DDR4(MS-7D25) Builds (Compare 9,736 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 221%
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Desktop
Desktop 112%
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Workstation
Workstation 226%
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Motherboard: MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4 - $187

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,434
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