MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 119%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 121%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics44.5% 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 Drive448% 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 10 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)
Memory26.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210914
Uptime18.1 Days
Run DateAug 06 '22 at 03:28
Run Duration224 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU4%
CPU Throttled 91%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-12900KF-$500
U3E1, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Memory 91.1
1-Core 202
2-Core 402
125% 232 Pts
4-Core 806
8-Core 1,606
148% 1,206 Pts
64-Core 3,168
213% 3,168 Pts
Poor: 106%
This bench: 121%
Great: 122%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1650-$155
Gigabyte(1458 4028) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 497.29
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
44.5% Average
Lighting 56.3
Reflection 84
Parallax 53.3
46% 64.5 fps
MRender 64.7
Gravity 51.7
Splatting 48.9
43% 55.1 fps
Poor: 40%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 46%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 980 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$130
771GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2055 2868 2933 3078 1749 1631 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
448% Outstanding
Read 2,585
Write 3,012
Mixed 2,773
SusWrite 2,386
608% 2,689 MB/s
4K Read 83.4
4K Write 223
4K Mixed 123
403% 143 MB/s
DQ Read 1885
DQ Write 1,401
DQ Mixed 1,599
1,207% 1,628 MB/s
Poor: 297%
This bench: 448%
Great: 487%
Seagate ST12000NE0008-2JL101 12TB
10.5TB free
Firmware: EN02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 244 245 247 247 248 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 10% Great: 107%
Seagate ST8000NE0011-1YG112 8TB
7.5TB free
Firmware: EN01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 250 250 252 254 253 251 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 29% Great: 103%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 64GB
37GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 52 35 35 35 34 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
40.5% Average
Read 143
Write 58.5
Mixed 79.9
SusWrite 41.9
96% 80.9 MB/s
4K Read 5.9
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 3.3
236% 4.07 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 40.5%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BL16G32C16U4BL.16FE 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 41.1
MC Write 41.1
MC Mixed 38.3
115% 40.2 GB/s
SC Read 24.1
SC Write 42
SC Mixed 33
94% 33 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 75%
This bench: 111%
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 4 2 60 21.5" 1280 720 SAM0C7A S22E450
Typical PRO Z690-A DDR4(MS-7D25) Builds (Compare 9,110 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 181%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 188%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4 - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,251
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