MSI MPG Z690 EDGE WIFI DDR4 (MS-7D31)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 116%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive427% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7D31
MotherboardMSI MPG Z690 EDGE WIFI DDR4 (MS-7D31)  (all builds)
Memory21.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20211213
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 06 '22 at 11:32
Run Duration252 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
CPU Throttled 94%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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-$378
U3E1, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Memory 90.2
1-Core 191
2-Core 374
119% 218 Pts
4-Core 754
8-Core 1,500
139% 1,127 Pts
64-Core 2,532
170% 2,532 Pts
Poor: 103%
This bench: 116%
Great: 120%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$110
840GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2331 2232 2222 2236 2221 1110 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
427% Outstanding
Read 2328
Write 2,143
Mixed 2,075
SusWrite 2,059
485% 2,151 MB/s
4K Read 79.9
4K Write 244
4K Mixed 123
408% 149 MB/s
DQ Read 2,039
DQ Write 1,624
DQ Mixed 1,808
1,359% 1,823 MB/s
Poor: 240%
This bench: 427%
Great: 410%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$140
345GB free
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 476 476 476 476 473 469 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
126% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 480
Mixed 424
SusWrite 474
106% 470 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 55
199% 74.7 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 342
258% 345 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 126%
Great: 135%
SanDisk Ultra Plus 256GB-$139
86GB free
Firmware: X2316RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 431 435 414 422 259 303 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
Read 461
Write 291
Mixed 230
SusWrite 377
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 31.5
135% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 124
129% 215 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 99%
Samsung 870 QVO 4TB-$379
3.5TB free
Firmware: SVQ02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 477 477 476 477 473 474 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 474
Write 453
Mixed 408
SusWrite 476
102% 453 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 49.3
175% 67 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 342
258% 345 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 118%
Great: 129%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$71
968GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 173 173 174 174 173 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 118
Mixed 83.6
SusWrite 171
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$43
874GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 157 159 160 156 154 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 167
Mixed 83.9
SusWrite 156
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
126% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 102%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW32GX4M2Z3600C18 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
123% Outstanding
MC Read 45.6
MC Write 45.1
MC Mixed 42.2
127% 44.3 GB/s
SC Read 30.6
SC Write 49.3
SC Mixed 37.7
112% 39.2 GB/s
Latency 67
60% 67 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 123%
Great: 126%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MPG Z690 EDGE WIFI DDR4 (MS-7D31) Builds (Compare 4,016 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 251%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 285%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z690 EDGE WIFI DDR4 (MS-7D31)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,388
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