MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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.
Graphics127% 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 Drive125% 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
4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B12
MotherboardMSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180927
Uptime5.1 Days
Run DateNov 30 '19 at 13:09
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$370
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
107% Outstanding
1-Core 152
2-Core 308
108% 230 Pts
4-Core 609
8-Core 1,176
110% 892 Pts
64-Core 1,178
79% 1,178 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 107%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$700
CLim: 2220 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 528
Reflection 444
Parallax 579
139% 517 fps
MRender 386
Gravity 444
Splatting 254
127% 361 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 127%
Great: 133%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$204
412GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 281 420 483 490 491 491 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 468
Mixed 369
SusWrite 443
100% 446 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 58.7
200% 70.8 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 332
256% 349 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 125%
Great: 126%
Hitachi HUS726020ALE614 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: APGNW907
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 136 132 134 134 134 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
70.2% Very good
Read 110
Write 122
Mixed 64.2
SusWrite 134
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 0.6
199% 2.17 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 114%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$103
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 193 197 197 197 199 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 198
Mixed 97.8
SusWrite 196
124% 170 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1
204% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 110%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$154
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 40.4
MC Write 39.5
MC Mixed 29.1
104% 36.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 38.5
SC Mixed 31.9
87% 30.6 GB/s
Latency 50.7
79% 50.7 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 102%
Great: 103%
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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 4,283 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 135%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 136%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12) - $263

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $2,175
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