MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 223%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 212%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 111%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics206% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive238% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7D25
MotherboardMSI PRO Z690-A DDR4  (all builds)
Memory28.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210914
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 06 '22 at 17:35
Run Duration205 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-12600-$240
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Memory 89.5
1-Core 196
2-Core 384
121% 223 Pts
4-Core 709
8-Core 1,129
117% 919 Pts
64-Core 1,416
95% 1,416 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 111%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3090-$1,500
Palit(1569 2204) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4875 MHz, Ram: 24GB, Driver: 516.59
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
206% Outstanding
Lighting 287
Reflection 287
Parallax 268
232% 280 fps
MRender 337
Gravity 195
Splatting 173
175% 235 fps
Poor: 192%
This bench: 206%
Great: 261%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$43
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 32B3T8EB Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 238 239 238 239 239 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
238% Outstanding
Read 2,463
Write 1,155
Mixed 808
SusWrite 270
257% 1,174 MB/s
4K Read 50.3
4K Write 183
4K Mixed 97.9
299% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 785
DQ Write 512
DQ Mixed 409
370% 569 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 238%
Great: 281%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 32GB
23GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8.5 8.8 11 10 11 11 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
12.2% Very poor
Read 21.3
Write 19.1
Mixed 19.8
SusWrite 10.1
23% 17.6 MB/s
4K Read 4.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 2.7
173% 3.03 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 12.2%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
114% Outstanding
MC Read 41.1
MC Write 42.2
MC Mixed 38.2
116% 40.5 GB/s
SC Read 30.4
SC Write 45.8
SC Mixed 36.6
108% 37.6 GB/s
Latency 67.8
59% 67.8 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 114%
Great: 113%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 35: 4R 3G 6B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
35% 20% 66 343 284 60 27" 2560 1440 AOC2702 Q27G2G4
History: Score 37: 3R 5G 7B | Score 35: 4R 3G 6B
Typical PRO Z690-A DDR4(MS-7D25) Builds (Compare 8,925 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: $1,219
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