MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 166%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 153%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 124%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics133% 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 Drive74.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B12
MotherboardMSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180907
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 23 '19 at 17:51
Run Duration220 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i9-9900K-$485
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
124% Outstanding
SC Int 147
SC Float 154
SC Mixed 151
120% 151 Pts
QC Int 569
QC Float 603
QC Mixed 581
132% 584 Pts
MC Int 1,451
MC Float 1,655
MC Mixed 1,582
234% 1,563 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 124%
Great: 130%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$440
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.91
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 441
Reflection 396
Parallax 417
134% 418 fps
MRender 239
Gravity 416
Splatting 255
133% 303 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 133%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Wildfire 120GB-$91
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 332ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 132 140 136 170 142 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
74.2% Very good
Read 352
Write 202
Mixed 236
SusWrite 145
52% 234 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 83.4
4K Mixed 35
133% 49.1 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 156
138% 210 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 82%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$130
233GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 400 277 277 275 275 276 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 462
Mixed 380
SusWrite 296
92% 409 MB/s
4K Read 40.1
4K Write 82.6
4K Mixed 44.7
162% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 231
207% 312 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 104%
Great: 117%
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$149
466GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1936 1951 1986 1949 2116 2042 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
333% Outstanding
Read 2,069
Write 1,975
Mixed 1193
SusWrite 1,997
407% 1,809 MB/s
4K Read 52.2
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 72.8
244% 86.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,254
DQ Write 1,109
DQ Mixed 1,170
880% 1,178 MB/s
Poor: 225%
This bench: 333%
Great: 403%
WD WD6000HLHX-01JJPV0 600GB
559GB free
Firmware: 04.05G04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 132 135 136 137 135 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
79.8% Very good
Read 142
Write 132
Mixed 91.8
SusWrite 135
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1
212% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 80%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
70.3% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 25.2
MC Mixed 19.3
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 27.5
SC Mixed 23.1
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 58.8
68% 58.8 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 111%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12) Builds (Compare 1,903 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 155%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 148%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 146%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12) - $260

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 116% - Outstanding Total price: $2,092
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