MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
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 Drive117% 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.
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
13 months ago, 13 months ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B12
MotherboardMSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181114
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 13 '19 at 04:02
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900K-$439
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
76.9% Very good
Memory 39
1-Core 164
2-Core 322
89% 175 Pts
4-Core 613
8-Core 951
100% 782 Pts
64-Core 1,221
82% 1,221 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$698
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing below potential (64th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
126% Outstanding
Lighting 514
Reflection 421
Parallax 540
135% 492 fps
MRender 383
Gravity 443
Splatting 245
126% 357 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 126%
Great: 134%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$136
758GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 305 396 463 477 476 469 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 485
Write 469
Mixed 440
SusWrite 431
103% 456 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 93.8
4K Mixed 54.2
181% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 345
255% 337 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 117%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW32GX4M2C3200C16 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
14.1% Very poor
MC Read 4.5
MC Write 5
MC Mixed 4.1
13% 4.53 GB/s
SC Read 5.4
SC Write 4.8
SC Mixed 4.9
14% 5.03 GB/s
Latency 207
19% 207 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 14.1%
Great: 63%

 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 2,101 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 168%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 167%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $2,416
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