MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 284%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 291%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 120%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics246% 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 Drive202% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 11 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. 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.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago, 21 days ago, 21 days ago, 21 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 19 days ago, 19 days ago, 19 days ago, 19 days ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 7 days ago, 7 days ago, 7 days ago, 6 days ago, 6 days ago, 5 days ago, 4 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 2 days ago, 2 days ago, 1 day ago, 1 day ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMicro-Star MS-7D25
MotherboardMSI PRO Z690-A DDR4  (all builds)
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 4.6 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20220623
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateSep 23 '22 at 12:28
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User SGP-User
Background CPU 13%
CPU Throttled 91%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Memory 90.3
1-Core 203
2-Core 405
122% 233 Pts
4-Core 798
8-Core 1,347
130% 1,072 Pts
64-Core 1935
120% 1935 Pts
Poor: 97%
This bench: 120%
Great: 121%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3090-$1,090
MSI(1462 3882) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 4900 MHz, Ram: 24GB, Driver: 516.94
Performing below potential (76th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
246% Outstanding
Lighting 316
Reflection 317
Parallax 386
256% 340 fps
MRender 382
Gravity 276
Splatting 199
235% 285 fps
Poor: 197%
This bench: 246%
Great: 259%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Wd_black SN750 SE 500GB
227GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 711250WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 841 630 665 980 747 948 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
202% Outstanding
Read 1,148
Write 1,831
Mixed 1,501
SusWrite 802
299% 1,320 MB/s
4K Read 50.9
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 9.6
178% 76.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,392
DQ Write 1,255
DQ Mixed 1,189
929% 1,279 MB/s
Poor: 153%
This bench: 202%
Great: 312%
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$106
45GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 153 153 153 153 153 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 493
Write 477
Mixed 412
SusWrite 185
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 55.4
199% 71 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 234
206% 308 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 108%
Great: 115%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 1TB
238GB free
Firmware: 2BA30002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 104 104 105 106 107 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
51.5% Above average
Read 75.4
Write 49.1
Mixed 46.8
SusWrite 104
50% 68.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
141% 1 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 51.5%
Great: 59%
WD Elements 25A2 1.5TB
876GB free, PID 25a2
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 56 57 59 59 59 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 15% Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2D3600C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4576 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
148% Outstanding
MC Read 59
MC Write 56.3
MC Mixed 51.9
159% 55.7 GB/s
SC Read 26.7
SC Write 51
SC Mixed 34.8
107% 37.5 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 148%
Great: 125%

 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 22" 1280 720 DEL404E DELL P2210
Typical PRO Z690-A DDR4(MS-7D25) Builds (Compare 9,808 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 221%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 226%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4 - $195

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,443
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