MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 122%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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.
Graphics135% 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 Drive77.3% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B12
MotherboardMSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190123
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateMar 15 '19 at 12:02
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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-$530
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
124% Outstanding
SC Int 145
SC Float 155
SC Mixed 149
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 580
QC Float 616
QC Mixed 582
134% 593 Pts
MC Int 1483
MC Float 1,701
MC Mixed 1,607
239% 1,597 Pts
Poor: 95%
This bench: 124%
Great: 131%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Lighting 434
Reflection 396
Parallax 420
133% 417 fps
MRender 245
Gravity 426
Splatting 258
136% 310 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 135%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Wildfire 120GB-$91
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 332ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 123 128 109 102 112 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
77.3% Very good
Read 386
Write 203
Mixed 248
SusWrite 117
53% 239 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 89.5
4K Mixed 39.3
145% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 203
157% 219 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 79%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
233GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 277 277 276 276 276 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 305
Mixed 346
SusWrite 297
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 83
4K Mixed 51.6
174% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 232
207% 313 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 108%
Great: 118%
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$160
117GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,643
Write 2,209
Mixed 1,424
463% 2,092 MB/s
4K Read 54.8
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 75.4
258% 92.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,297
DQ Write 1,127
DQ Mixed 1,183
895% 1,202 MB/s
Poor: 213% Great: 392%
WD WD6000HLHX-01JJPV0 600GB
542GB free
Firmware: 04.05G04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 135 132 136 136 136 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
77.3% Very good
Read 134
Write 128
Mixed 82.2
SusWrite 135
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1.3
251% 1.9 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 80%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$120
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 35.2
MC Mixed 25.8
93% 32.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 38.8
SC Mixed 31
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 51.5
78% 51.5 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 110%
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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 1,349 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) - $270

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $2,323
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