MSI PRO Z690-A WIFI DDR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 137%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 113%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics103% 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 Drive351% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7D25
MotherboardMSI PRO Z690-A WIFI DDR4  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20211213
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateAug 15 '22 at 02:42
Run Duration419 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%
CPU Throttled 91%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i9-12900K-$319
U3E1, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Memory 72.1
1-Core 204
2-Core 412
117% 229 Pts
4-Core 818
8-Core 1,592
143% 1,205 Pts
64-Core 2,783
172% 2,783 Pts
Poor: 107%
This bench: 113%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-$270
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 516.59
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 136
Reflection 122
Parallax 127
111% 128 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 107
Splatting 92
91% 114 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$130
200GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 479 462 484 485 486 488 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 483
Mixed 464
SusWrite 481
109% 485 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 89.8
4K Mixed 52.2
173% 60.2 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 338
255% 342 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 119%
Great: 133%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$76
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1556 1122 947 846 794 758 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
351% Outstanding
Read 2,699
Write 2,479
Mixed 1,868
SusWrite 1,004
450% 2,012 MB/s
4K Read 72.2
4K Write 220
4K Mixed 107
363% 133 MB/s
DQ Read 1,720
DQ Write 1,383
DQ Mixed 1,532
1,152% 1,545 MB/s
Poor: 188%
This bench: 351%
Great: 410%
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB-$98
109GB free
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 62 253 53 62 62 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 628
Write 332
Mixed 416
SusWrite 99.6
82% 369 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 50.2
196% 78.6 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 178
154% 220 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 102%
Great: 107%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$29
758GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 120 120 141 140 141 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Read 168
Write 138
Mixed 34.1
SusWrite 131
85% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
118% 1 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 107%
Toshiba MQ01ABF050 500GB-$32
221GB free
Firmware: AM0P3M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 108 107 109 109 109 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
60.2% Good
Read 102
Write 107
Mixed 34.1
SusWrite 108
64% 87.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
110% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Crucial CT4G4DFS8213.C8FBR2 CT4G4DFS8213.C8FBR2 Kingston KHX2400C15/8G Kingston KHX2400C15/8G 24GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 4096, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
44.1% Average
MC Read 15.6
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 14.3
42% 14.9 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 16.1
SC Mixed 16.3
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 96.7
41% 96.7 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 50%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRO Z690-A WIFI DDR4(MS-7D25) Builds (Compare 11,144 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 208%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 229%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI PRO Z690-A WIFI DDR4 - $117

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $1,438
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