MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics74.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive177% 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 (14%). 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)
Memory18.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190819
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateNov 12 '19 at 01:34
Run Duration223 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-9600K-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
1-Core 136
2-Core 267
95% 202 Pts
4-Core 528
8-Core 768
84% 648 Pts
64-Core 776
52% 776 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$275
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
74.5% Very good
Lighting 298
Reflection 233
Parallax 288
78% 273 fps
MRender 214
Gravity 266
Splatting 174
75% 218 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN500 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$75
292GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 201000WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 838 403 349 448 573 435 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
177% Outstanding
Read 1,058
Write 1,008
Mixed 945
SusWrite 507
198% 880 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 61.6
209% 76.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,063
DQ Write 674
DQ Mixed 981
701% 906 MB/s
Poor: 135%
This bench: 177%
Great: 228%
WD Blue SN500 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$75
253GB free
Firmware: 201000WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 919 733 764 735 737 741 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
196% Outstanding
Read 1,103
Write 1,141
Mixed 930
SusWrite 771
222% 986 MB/s
4K Read 43
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 62.2
212% 77.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,065
DQ Write 672
DQ Mixed 1,010
715% 916 MB/s
Poor: 135%
This bench: 196%
Great: 228%
WDC WDS500G2B0B-00YS70 500GB
296GB free
Firmware: 401000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 396 420 418 414 418 421 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 374
Write 444
Mixed 379
SusWrite 414
91% 403 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 83.9
4K Mixed 46.3
157% 55.1 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 259
219% 321 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 105%
Great: 115%
WD Elements 1TB
930GB free, PID 10a8
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 98 100 99 100 100 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
42.9% Average
Read 100
Write 102
Mixed 60
SusWrite 98.6
121% 90.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
107% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX2666C16/8G KHX2666C16/8G 32GB
2667, 2667, 2667, 2667 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
89.1% Excellent
MC Read 32.9
MC Write 34.6
MC Mixed 27.7
91% 31.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 35.7
SC Mixed 27.2
78% 27.4 GB/s
Latency 66.5
60% 66.5 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 88%
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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 4,498 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 139%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 141%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 137%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12) - $273

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $2,185
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