MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 88.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics92.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive112% 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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B12
MotherboardMSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)  (all builds)
Memory8.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190325
Uptime2 Days
Run DateSep 03 '19 at 21:28
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-9900K-$472
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
1-Core 137
2-Core 261
94% 199 Pts
4-Core 478
8-Core 918
86% 698 Pts
64-Core 1490
100% 1490 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.15
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
Lighting 364
Reflection 339
Parallax 341
96% 348 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 353
Splatting 224
93% 259 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 375 274 273 275 261 268 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 454
Mixed 349
SusWrite 288
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 53.8
190% 67.7 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 221
202% 308 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 112%
Great: 118%
OCZ Vertex 3 MAX IOPS 120GB-$154
102GB free
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 182 188 185 189 186 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
Read 402
Write 222
Mixed 261
SusWrite 187
60% 268 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 39
152% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 147
138% 217 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 88%
Intel S3500 Series 120GB
74GB free
Firmware: D2010355
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 136 136 135 136 135 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
69.9% Good
Read 317
Write 136
Mixed 171
SusWrite 136
42% 190 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 95.2
4K Mixed 27.3
131% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 191
149% 210 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 72%
WD WD5002AALX-00J37A0 500GB
466GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 124 124 124 124 125 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
72.1% Very good
Read 127
Write 121
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 124
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 73%
WD WD5002AALX-00J37A0 500GB
245GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 133 134 134 133 133 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
75.8% Very good
Read 131
Write 129
Mixed 89
SusWrite 133
89% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$58
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
79.5% Very good
MC Read 31.9
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 23.1
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 31.2
SC Mixed 28.3
75% 26.3 GB/s
Latency 54
74% 54 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 104%
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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 3,679 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 137%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 136%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12) - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $2,057
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