MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 133%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 128%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 109%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics120% 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)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181114
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 18 '19 at 19:12
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700K-$390
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Memory 97
1-Core 161
2-Core 325
108% 194 Pts
4-Core 644
8-Core 1,245
117% 945 Pts
64-Core 1,239
83% 1,239 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 109%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$400
MSI(1462 3365) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2678 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Lighting 153
Reflection 156
Parallax 148
124% 152 fps
MRender 122
Gravity 147
Splatting 116
116% 129 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 120%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB (2018)-$62
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,716
Write 1531
Mixed 1,318
339% 1,521 MB/s
4K Read 48.9
4K Write 173
4K Mixed 72.9
259% 98.3 MB/s
DQ Read 851
DQ Write 1,395
DQ Mixed 793
694% 1,013 MB/s
Poor: 145% Great: 235%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
119GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 401 408 485 481 144 103 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 493
Write 486
Mixed 417
SusWrite 337
97% 433 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 66.6
230% 84.5 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 355
267% 356 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 128%
Great: 134%
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$170
278GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2212 2214 2215 2221 2213 2219 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
402% Outstanding
Read 2,650
Write 2221
Mixed 1491
SusWrite 2,215
481% 2,144 MB/s
4K Read 61.9
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 83.9
288% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,476
DQ Write 1,746
DQ Mixed 1,610
1,213% 1,610 MB/s
Poor: 218%
This bench: 402%
Great: 402%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$192
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
MC Read 37.8
MC Write 36.8
MC Mixed 27.4
97% 34 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 35.8
SC Mixed 30.5
84% 29.4 GB/s
Latency 50.1
80% 50.1 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 105%

 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 6,642 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 163%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 163%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12) - $320

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $2,177
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