MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 125%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics131% 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 (66th 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 (75th percentile)
125% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 148
118% 148 Pts
QC Int 568
QC Float 599
QC Mixed 586
132% 584 Pts
MC Int 1464
MC Float 1,651
MC Mixed 1,589
234% 1,568 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 125%
Great: 131%
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 (77th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 432
Reflection 393
Parallax 415
132% 413 fps
MRender 235
Gravity 413
Splatting 251
131% 300 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 131%
Great: 138%
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-$130
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: 59% Great: 116%
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$140
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: 226% Great: 401%
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: 44% Great: 80%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (44th 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: 67%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 112%
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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 2,172 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) - $259

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 117% - Outstanding Total price: $2,068
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