MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 96.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive267% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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)
Memory54.7 GB free of 64 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190819
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJan 15 '20 at 16:42
Run Duration218 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
1-Core 144
2-Core 275
99% 209 Pts
4-Core 536
8-Core 870
89% 703 Pts
64-Core 1,100
74% 1,100 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,100
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 441.87
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 680
Reflection 596
Parallax 823
179% 700 fps
Gravity 614
Splatting 295
208% 455 fps
Poor: 53% Great: 196%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$168
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1393 1217 1114 1043 979 910 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
267% Outstanding
Read 2,454
Write 1,961
Mixed 1,169
SusWrite 1,109
373% 1,673 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 60.2
193% 68 MB/s
DQ Read 1,100
DQ Write 728
DQ Mixed 953
701% 927 MB/s
Poor: 217%
This bench: 267%
Great: 394%
Patriot Blast 240GB
116GB free
Firmware: SAFM12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 418 80 93 93 94 94 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Read 505
Write 456
Mixed 363
SusWrite 145
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 77.3
4K Mixed 35.2
130% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 177
176% 279 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 96%
Seagate ST3250310AS 250GB-$27
81GB free
Firmware: 3.AAC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 88 87 88 89 89 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
50.9% Above average
Read 89.2
Write 50.8
Mixed 46.3
SusWrite 88.1
50% 68.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.9
150% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 55%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$98
4TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 193 193 192 192 194 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
Read 128
Write 109
Mixed 28.1
SusWrite 191
82% 114 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 1.8
340% 2.67 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 3000 C15 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
MC Read 32.8
MC Write 38
MC Mixed 30.3
96% 33.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 41.7
SC Mixed 30.2
89% 31 GB/s
Latency 67.3
60% 67.3 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 171%
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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 4,231 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 135%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 139%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 135%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $2,140
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