MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
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Desktop
Desktop 101%
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Workstation
Workstation 100%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics123% 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 Drive358% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7D25
MotherboardMSI PRO Z690-A DDR4  (all builds)
Memory27.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20211213
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 09 '22 at 02:38
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-12400-$194
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
Memory 81.5
1-Core 165
2-Core 298
98% 182 Pts
4-Core 556
8-Core 736
82% 646 Pts
64-Core 773
48% 773 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti-$450
Asus(1043 884F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2220 MHz, MLim: 3525 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 516.59
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
123% Outstanding
Lighting 157
Reflection 206
Parallax 136
127% 166 fps
MRender 186
Gravity 140
Splatting 123
118% 150 fps
Poor: 122%
This bench: 123%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 980 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$100
815GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B4QFXO7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1851 2008 2070 2086 2011 1976 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
358% Outstanding
Read 1,804
Write 2,112
Mixed 1,814
SusWrite 2,000
437% 1,933 MB/s
4K Read 62.6
4K Write 211
4K Mixed 89
321% 121 MB/s
DQ Read 1,626
DQ Write 1,300
DQ Mixed 1,466
1,097% 1,464 MB/s
Poor: 166%
This bench: 358%
Great: 366%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$46
1TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 189 191 194 195 190 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Read 135
Write 168
Mixed 75.2
SusWrite 189
103% 142 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0
74% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW32GX4M2E3200C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 40.3
MC Write 39.1
MC Mixed 35.9
110% 38.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 39
SC Mixed 28.8
86% 30.1 GB/s
Latency 77.8
51% 77.8 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 105%
Great: 113%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 68: 7R 7G 12B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
68% 23% 111 110 7 165 27" 1920 1080 AOC2702 27G2WG3-
Typical PRO Z690-A DDR4(MS-7D25) Builds (Compare 9,745 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 221%
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Desktop
Desktop 112%
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Workstation
Workstation 226%
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Motherboard: MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4 - $187

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,434
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