MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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.
Graphics106% 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.
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)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180907
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 23 '19 at 19:22
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-9900K-$472
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
103% Outstanding
1-Core 148
2-Core 290
104% 219 Pts
4-Core 586
8-Core 1,169
108% 877 Pts
64-Core 1,589
107% 1,589 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 103%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.91
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 432
Reflection 393
Parallax 415
111% 413 fps
MRender 235
Gravity 413
Splatting 251
100% 300 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 106%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Wildfire 120GB-$91
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 332ABBF0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 393
Write 192
Mixed 237
60% 274 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 83.8
4K Mixed 35.9
137% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 200
DQ Mixed 215
170% 238 MB/s
Poor: 48% Great: 82%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
233GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 504
Write 295
Mixed 329
83% 376 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 85.1
4K Mixed 50.2
170% 58.5 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 224
203% 309 MB/s
Poor: 62% Great: 117%
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$134
460GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,489
Write 2,196
Mixed 1,148
430% 1,944 MB/s
4K Read 52.4
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 73.4
246% 87.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,250
DQ Write 1,123
DQ Mixed 1,177
885% 1,183 MB/s
Poor: 233% Great: 400%
WD WD6000HLHX-01JJPV0 600GB
559GB free
Firmware: 04.05G04
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 142
Write 129
Mixed 95.7
91% 122 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.2
237% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 50% Great: 79%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$68
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
MC Read 38
MC Write 35
MC Mixed 26.1
94% 33 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 39.4
SC Mixed 31.3
88% 30.9 GB/s
Latency 50.6
79% 50.6 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 110%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12) Builds (Compare 3,487 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 132%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 139%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 134%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $2,102
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