MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 169%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 157%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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.
Graphics132% 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 Drive365% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory51.3 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181114
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 21 '19 at 22:53
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 150
SC Float 156
SC Mixed 153
122% 153 Pts
QC Int 572
QC Float 605
QC Mixed 587
133% 588 Pts
MC Int 1,396
MC Float 1665
MC Mixed 1,529
228% 1,530 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 125%
Great: 131%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$480
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.72
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 377
Reflection 323
Parallax 402
119% 367 fps
MRender 374
Gravity 371
Splatting 234
141% 326 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 132%
Great: 144%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$228
790GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2327 2181 1170 1160 1179 1180 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
365% Outstanding
Read 2,511
Write 2387
Mixed 1,297
SusWrite 1,533
433% 1,932 MB/s
4K Read 69.5
4K Write 204
4K Mixed 98.5
340% 124 MB/s
DQ Read 1,570
DQ Write 1,399
DQ Mixed 1,441
1,092% 1,470 MB/s
Poor: 206%
This bench: 365%
Great: 366%
Crucial M550 1TB-$700
340GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 468 468 454 464 463 462 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 416
Write 438
Mixed 290
SusWrite 463
91% 402 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 95.6
4K Mixed 40
145% 54.6 MB/s
DQ Read 255
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 230
191% 272 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
Crucial M550 1TB-$700
816GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 470 469 468 469 470 469 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 426
Write 436
Mixed 291
SusWrite 469
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 95.6
4K Mixed 40.3
145% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 231
202% 299 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 105%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
MC Read 35.7
MC Write 38
MC Mixed 29.4
98% 34.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 43.5
SC Mixed 32.3
93% 32.7 GB/s
Latency 53.3
75% 53.3 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 136%
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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 2,109 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 153%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 148%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 145%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12) - $271

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 116% - Outstanding Total price: $2,066
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