MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 124%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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.
Graphics107% 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 Drive446% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
CPU throttled at 95% 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 DDR4  (all builds)
Memory27.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210914
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateJun 20 '22 at 08:23
Run Duration220 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
CPU Throttled 95%
Watch Gameplay: 2070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-12700K-$380
U3E1, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 95.4
1-Core 132
2-Core 261
94% 163 Pts
4-Core 595
8-Core 1,327
116% 961 Pts
64-Core 1,829
123% 1,829 Pts
Poor: 103%
This bench: 103%
Great: 120%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 516.40
Performing below potential (65th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
107% Outstanding
Lighting 130
Reflection 180
Parallax 133
105% 148 fps
MRender 181
Gravity 127
Splatting 108
109% 138 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 107%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 980 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$134
751GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2108 1834 1797 1740 1195 1113 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
446% Outstanding
Read 3,084
Write 3504
Mixed 3,212
SusWrite 1,631
644% 2,858 MB/s
4K Read 89.2
4K Write 266
4K Mixed 130
442% 162 MB/s
DQ Read 2,159
DQ Write 1,721
DQ Mixed 1,929
1,447% 1,936 MB/s
Poor: 290%
This bench: 446%
Great: 483%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$94
898GB free
Firmware: M3CR033
SusWrite @10s intervals: 468 469 472 471 470 464 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 472
Mixed 406
SusWrite 469
105% 465 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 59.1
207% 77 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 288
233% 331 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 129%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G Skill Intl F4-3200C14-16GVK 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
115% Outstanding
MC Read 42.6
MC Write 41.5
MC Mixed 40.5
119% 41.5 GB/s
SC Read 25.6
SC Write 43.2
SC Mixed 33.5
97% 34.1 GB/s
Latency 55.9
72% 55.9 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 115%
Great: 150%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 43: 7R 2G 2B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
43% 61% 18 111 7 240 24.5" 1920 1080 AUS25A9 VG259QM
Typical PRO Z690-A DDR4(MS-7D25) Builds (Compare 7,709 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 181%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 188%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4 - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,234
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