MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 162%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 139%
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 107%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics126% 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 Drive339% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B12
MotherboardMSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)  (all builds)
Memory28.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190325
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 23 '19 at 12:37
Run Duration202 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-9700K-$369
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
107% Outstanding
1-Core 155
2-Core 286
105% 221 Pts
4-Core 614
8-Core 1,116
108% 865 Pts
64-Core 1159
78% 1159 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 107%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$650
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
126% Outstanding
Lighting 530
Reflection 435
Parallax 520
139% 495 fps
MRender 389
Gravity 438
Splatting 245
126% 357 fps
Poor: 107%
This bench: 126%
Great: 133%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$170
411GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1215 1012 1060 1114 1129 1117 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
339% Outstanding
Read 2,492
Write 2,287
Mixed 1,676
SusWrite 1,108
423% 1,891 MB/s
4K Read 64
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 86.6
290% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 2,008
DQ Write 1,674
DQ Mixed 1,792
1,356% 1,825 MB/s
Poor: 226%
This bench: 339%
Great: 357%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$55
466GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 410 285 285 286 286 286 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 482
Mixed 419
SusWrite 306
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 46.3
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 62.4
215% 77.2 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 349
263% 353 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 122%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$59
921GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 170 172 169 169 168 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 158
Mixed 81.8
SusWrite 169
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 106%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB-$227
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 38.9
MC Mixed 30.2
100% 35.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 40.8
SC Mixed 29.9
88% 30.7 GB/s
Latency 52.8
76% 52.8 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 112%
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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 3,818 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 138%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 137%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12) - $260

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $2,132
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