MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics140% 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 Drive120% 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 (13%). 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)
Memory29 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190325
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 30 '19 at 21:44
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700K-$355
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
1-Core 138
2-Core 276
97% 207 Pts
4-Core 530
8-Core 849
88% 690 Pts
64-Core 1,056
71% 1,056 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
EVGA(3842 6598) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
140% Outstanding
Lighting 551
Reflection 543
Parallax 633
145% 576 fps
MRender 283
Gravity 538
Splatting 293
141% 371 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 140%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$130
875GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 428 464 476 461 472 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 462
Mixed 455
SusWrite 457
106% 471 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 96.6
4K Mixed 53.5
178% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 352
265% 354 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 120%
Great: 135%
PNY USB 2.0 FD 32GB
26GB free, PID 009f
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.1 7.2 7 6.9 8.4 7.2 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Read 24.7
Write 5.3
Mixed 5.2
SusWrite 7.3
11% 10.6 MB/s
4K Read 7
4K Mixed 0
39% 3.5 MB/s
Poor: 5% Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C14 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.6% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 22.3
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 24.3
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 62.6
64% 62.6 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 116%
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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 4,207 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 137%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 139%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 136%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12) - $262

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $2,158
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