MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 160%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 144%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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.
Graphics107% 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 Drive78.9% 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)
Memory11.6 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 19:29
Run Duration220 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 151
2-Core 279
102% 215 Pts
4-Core 584
8-Core 1,171
108% 878 Pts
64-Core 1,588
107% 1,588 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 (85th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 433
Reflection 400
Parallax 417
111% 417 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 422
Splatting 256
102% 307 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 107%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Wildfire 120GB-$91
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 332ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 132 163 158 157 154 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
78.9% Very good
Read 389
Write 195
Mixed 249
SusWrite 156
55% 247 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 84.4
4K Mixed 38.1
139% 50.9 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 207
164% 232 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 82%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
233GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 276 275 275 275 275 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 480
Mixed 352
SusWrite 296
92% 408 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 85.1
4K Mixed 49.9
169% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 218
200% 306 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 106%
Great: 117%
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$134
460GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2026 2175 2072 2050 2036 2127 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
348% Outstanding
Read 2,274
Write 2,043
Mixed 1,180
SusWrite 2,081
425% 1,895 MB/s
4K Read 53
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 73.3
247% 87.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1256
DQ Write 1,133
DQ Mixed 1,183
890% 1,191 MB/s
Poor: 233%
This bench: 348%
Great: 400%
WD WD6000HLHX-01JJPV0 600GB
559GB free
Firmware: 04.05G04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 134 132 135 137 136 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
79.4% Very good
Read 141
Write 127
Mixed 95.5
SusWrite 135
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.3
244% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 79.4%
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 38.1
MC Write 35
MC Mixed 26.1
94% 33.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 38.9
SC Mixed 31.2
88% 30.8 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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