MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 162%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 128%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 100%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics122% 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 Drive350% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B12
MotherboardMSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)  (all builds)
Memory22.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190819
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateNov 11 '19 at 04:35
Run Duration305 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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-$360
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
100% Outstanding
1-Core 143
2-Core 287
101% 215 Pts
4-Core 568
8-Core 1,037
100% 802 Pts
64-Core 1,029
69% 1,029 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 100%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$650
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Lighting 523
Reflection 430
Parallax 513
137% 489 fps
MRender 354
Gravity 435
Splatting 252
122% 347 fps
Poor: 105%
This bench: 122%
Great: 133%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$160
334GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1394 1367 1905 1930 1914 1925 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
350% Outstanding
Read 2,687
Write 2081
Mixed 1,364
SusWrite 1,739
440% 1,968 MB/s
4K Read 54.7
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 75
255% 91.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,375
DQ Write 1,215
DQ Mixed 1,258
954% 1,283 MB/s
Poor: 219%
This bench: 350%
Great: 395%
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$120
197GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 480 435 421 423 425 424 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 477
Mixed 411
SusWrite 435
102% 454 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 88.2
4K Mixed 52.4
180% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 250
216% 320 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 118%
Great: 124%
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$250
175GB free
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1851 1643 1554 1476 1410 1348 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
349% Outstanding
Read 2,689
Write 2,376
Mixed 1,504
SusWrite 1,547
454% 2,029 MB/s
4K Read 58
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 81
275% 98.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,466
DQ Write 1,332
DQ Mixed 1,392
1,046% 1,396 MB/s
Poor: 222%
This bench: 349%
Great: 406%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$224
149GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 482 482 483 482 486 483 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 485
Mixed 356
SusWrite 483
103% 456 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 98.1
4K Mixed 54.1
185% 64.8 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 329
254% 347 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 123%
Great: 124%
WD Re 3TB (2012)-$60
2.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01K03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 150 155 156 155 158 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
90% Excellent
Read 160
Write 145
Mixed 79.5
SusWrite 154
98% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.2
222% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 90%
Great: 98%
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 @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
67.5% Good
MC Read 24.6
MC Write 24.8
MC Mixed 21.1
67% 23.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 26.4
SC Mixed 21.2
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 68.3
59% 68.3 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 67.5%
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 3,732 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: $2,049
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