MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 197%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 220%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 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.
Graphics166% 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 Drive499% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
CPU throttled at 95% 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)
Memory28.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20220623
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '22 at 21:32
Run Duration207 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
CPU Throttled 95%

 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i7-12700K-$215
U3E1, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
121% Outstanding
Memory 88.1
1-Core 214
2-Core 425
126% 242 Pts
4-Core 819
8-Core 1,552
141% 1,185 Pts
64-Core 2,467
153% 2,467 Pts
Poor: 102%
This bench: 121%
Great: 123%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-Ti-$479
Asus(1043 880E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 516.94
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
166% Outstanding
Lighting 247
Reflection 221
Parallax 231
201% 233 fps
MRender 260
Gravity 162
Splatting 132
145% 184 fps
Poor: 139%
This bench: 166%
Great: 170%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Samsung 980 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$107
718GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3405 3514 3510 2058 1549 1562 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
499% Outstanding
Read 2,996
Write 3,527
Mixed 3,224
SusWrite 2,600
697% 3,087 MB/s
4K Read 90.5
4K Write 254
4K Mixed 133
442% 159 MB/s
DQ Read 2,059
DQ Write 1649
DQ Mixed 1,826
1,374% 1,845 MB/s
Poor: 274%
This bench: 499%
Great: 488%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$79
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 180 184 185 186 186 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 40% Great: 90%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$79
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 189 188 190 188 191 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 40% Great: 90%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$102
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
114% Outstanding
MC Read 42
MC Write 41.8
MC Mixed 38.9
117% 40.9 GB/s
SC Read 29.8
SC Write 44.7
SC Mixed 37.5
107% 37.3 GB/s
Latency 69.5
58% 69.5 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 114%
Great: 114%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRO Z690-A DDR4(MS-7D25) Builds (Compare 19,631 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 199%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 203%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4 - $209

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,391
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HDDRAMUSB
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