MSI PRO Z690-A (MS-7D25)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics101% 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 Drive423% 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-7D25
MotherboardMSI PRO Z690-A (MS-7D25)  (all builds)
Memory25.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 4.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20210929
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 23 '22 at 09:27
Run Duration207 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU7%
CPU Throttled 94%

 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-12600K-$278
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 75.4
1-Core 202
2-Core 393
119% 224 Pts
4-Core 702
8-Core 1,172
118% 937 Pts
64-Core 1,797
121% 1,797 Pts
Poor: 98%
This bench: 103%
Great: 117%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 6600-XT-$300
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 21.10.2
Performing below potential (80th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
101% Outstanding
Lighting 118
Reflection 138
Parallax 234
95% 163 fps
MRender 223
Gravity 118
Splatting 151
109% 164 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 101%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 980 PRO with Heatsink 1TB
872GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5B2QGXA7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2961 3018 3111 2698 1664 1711 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
423% Outstanding
Read 2,663
Write 3,301
Mixed 2,748
SusWrite 2,527
635% 2,810 MB/s
4K Read 70.4
4K Write 183
4K Mixed 97.6
329% 117 MB/s
DQ Read 1,511
DQ Write 1,177
DQ Mixed 1,334
1,001% 1,341 MB/s
Poor: 259%
This bench: 423%
Great: 482%
Samsung 870 QVO 1TB-$80
327GB free
Firmware: SVQ02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 486 488 488 488 488 488 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 372
Write 413
Mixed 368
SusWrite 488
93% 410 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 73.4
4K Mixed 41.6
144% 49.6 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 336
254% 340 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 104%
Great: 130%
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
93GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 439 335 329 323 322 313 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Read 400
Write 423
Mixed 364
SusWrite 344
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 73.9
4K Mixed 39.5
147% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 336
253% 340 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 128%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 552C40-16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM 22h clocked @ 4800 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
153% Outstanding
MC Read 61.8
MC Write 61.8
MC Mixed 56.5
172% 60 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 44.3
SC Mixed 26.9
86% 30.2 GB/s
Latency 89.4
45% 89.4 ns
Poor: 117%
This bench: 153%
Great: 171%

 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 36 30 60 27" 1920 1080 BNQ793D BenQ EW2750ZL
Typical PRO Z690-A (MS-7D25) Builds (Compare 1,379 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 255%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 289%
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Motherboard: MSI PRO Z690-A (MS-7D25)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,368
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