MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 165%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 197%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 127%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics131% 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 Drive435% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7D25
MotherboardMSI PRO Z690-A DDR4  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20230324
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 04 '24 at 01:53
Run Duration186 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i7-13700K-$340
U3E1, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Memory 87.8
1-Core 226
2-Core 444
131% 252 Pts
4-Core 887
8-Core 1,725
155% 1,306 Pts
64-Core 3,164
196% 3,164 Pts
Poor: 120%
This bench: 127%
Great: 131%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti-$340
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 537.58
Performing below potential (73rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
131% Outstanding
Lighting 183
Reflection 172
Parallax 145
149% 167 fps
MRender 186
Gravity 137
Splatting 118
117% 147 fps
Poor: 116%
This bench: 131%
Great: 136%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB-$150
726GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1988 1946 1932 1945 1928 1906 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
435% Outstanding
Read 2,620
Write 2,491
Mixed 2,396
SusWrite 1,941
532% 2,362 MB/s
4K Read 84
4K Write 243
4K Mixed 126
418% 151 MB/s
DQ Read 2,032
DQ Write 1,645
DQ Mixed 1826
1,370% 1,834 MB/s
Poor: 223%
This bench: 435%
Great: 435%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$50
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OAC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 179 180 179 181 178 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 158
Mixed 21.7
SusWrite 179
96% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
153% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Kingston HP26D4U9S8ME-8 Crucial CT8G4DFRA266.C8FE 16GB
2667, 2667 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
92.6% Outstanding
MC Read 35.7
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 32.2
95% 33.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 36
SC Mixed 25.5
79% 27.7 GB/s
Latency 70.3
57% 70.3 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0P 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 72 60 60 27.2" 1280 720 GSM5BB7 LG ULTRAGEAR
Typical PRO Z690-A DDR4(MS-7D25) Builds (Compare 19,441 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 - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,118
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