MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 119%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 133%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 122%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics101% 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 Drive264% 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.
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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7D25
MotherboardMSI PRO Z690-A DDR4  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 4.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs,
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20210914
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 23 '21 at 03:08
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU3%
CPU Throttled 91%
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 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Memory 91.7
1-Core 206
2-Core 407
127% 235 Pts
4-Core 811
8-Core 1,430
140% 1,120 Pts
64-Core 2,176
146% 2,176 Pts
Poor: 99%
This bench: 122%
Great: 117%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$420
MSI(1462 C755) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 496.76
Performing below potential (68th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
101% Outstanding
Lighting 126
Reflection 111
Parallax 131
101% 123 fps
MRender 180
Gravity 115
Splatting 106
101% 134 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 101%
Great: 108%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
XPG SPECTRIX S40G 512GB
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB421D57
SusWrite @10s intervals: 933 328 435 352 293 266 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
264% Outstanding
Read 2,599
Write 1,186
Mixed 1,260
SusWrite 434
302% 1,370 MB/s
4K Read 61.9
4K Write 188
4K Mixed 88.2
306% 113 MB/s
DQ Read 1,218
DQ Write 509
DQ Mixed 1,210
804% 979 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 264%
Great: 312%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 16GB-$7
10GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.7 5.3 5.6 6 11 4.6 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
9.69% Terrible
Read 37.5
Write 20.2
Mixed 16.2
SusWrite 6.4
23% 20.1 MB/s
4K Read 5.6
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 1.5
89% 2.53 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 9.69%
Great: 31%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Patriot Memory (PDP Systems) 4000 C19 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
153% Outstanding
MC Read 61.8
MC Write 60.4
MC Mixed 52.3
166% 58.2 GB/s
SC Read 26.7
SC Write 47.2
SC Mixed 36.2
105% 36.7 GB/s
Latency 64.6
62% 64.6 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 153%
Great: 140%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRO Z690-A DDR4(MS-7D25) Builds (Compare 6,631 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 181%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
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Workstation
Workstation 189%
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Motherboard: MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4 - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,258
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