Performance Results

Gaming 22%
Desktop 110%
Workstation 22%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 118%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics9.18% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive256% 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 10 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7D25
MotherboardMSI PRO Z690-A WIFI DDR4(MS-7D25)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210914
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 25 '22 at 23:58
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
CPU Throttled 94%

 PC Performing above expectations (85th 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 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Memory 90.7
1-Core 202
2-Core 405
125% 232 Pts
4-Core 781
8-Core 1,353
134% 1,067 Pts
64-Core 1,964
132% 1,964 Pts
Poor: 97%
This bench: 118%
Great: 118%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics
MSI(1462 7D25) 1GB
Driver: <> Ver.
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
9.18% Terrible
Lighting 9.6
Reflection 14.7
Parallax 11.5
8% 11.9 fps
MRender 15.4
Gravity 13.1
Splatting 10.4
11% 13 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 9.18%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P2 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$88
894GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR033 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1594 1645 1670 1703 1725 1708 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
256% Outstanding
Read 1,028
Write 1,714
Mixed 1,182
SusWrite 1674
318% 1,400 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 65.3
225% 84.1 MB/s
DQ Read 712
DQ Write 1,222
DQ Mixed 880
692% 938 MB/s
Poor: 111%
This bench: 256%
Great: 290%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
125% Outstanding
MC Read 47.9
MC Write 45.8
MC Mixed 42.4
130% 45.4 GB/s
SC Read 28.7
SC Write 48.4
SC Mixed 36.3
108% 37.8 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
Poor: 79%
This bench: 125%
Great: 133%

 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 1 1 75 27" 1280 720 ACR075D KA272U
Typical PRO Z690-A WIFI DDR4(MS-7D25) Builds (Compare 3,385 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 180%
Desktop 111%
Workstation 187%

Motherboard: MSI PRO Z690-A WIFI DDR4(MS-7D25)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $992
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