MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 102%
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 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive105% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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)
Memory22.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181114
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateApr 07 '20 at 00:22
Run Duration175 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 Server
Intel Core i9-9900K-$515
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 96.4
1-Core 146
2-Core 291
100% 178 Pts
4-Core 579
8-Core 1,153
107% 866 Pts
64-Core 1,538
103% 1,538 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 102%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$698
EVGA(3842 2187) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2265 MHz, MLim: 3575 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 442.59
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (237 fps cap detected)
69.1% Good
Lighting 237
Reflection 237
Parallax 237
62% 237 fps
MRender 237
Gravity 237
Splatting 237
70% 237 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 132%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$75
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 250 206 202 201 195 196 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 442
Mixed 355
SusWrite 208
84% 377 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 96.6
4K Mixed 53.6
182% 63.8 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 352
265% 354 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 105%
Great: 123%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$75
175GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 392 313 310 313 313 313 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 489
Mixed 400
SusWrite 326
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 46.6
4K Write 98.7
4K Mixed 58.5
198% 67.9 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 352
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 118%
Great: 123%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 1TB
92GB free
Firmware: 0.1
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,539
Write 1,913
Mixed 1,433
434% 1,962 MB/s
4K Read 60
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 82.6
273% 95.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,434
DQ Write 1,004
DQ Mixed 612
621% 1,017 MB/s
Poor: 62% Great: 122%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
159GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 139 139 140 138 140 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
79.4% Very good
Read 139
Write 94.7
Mixed 72.5
SusWrite 138
81% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 114%
WD Red 8TB (2016)-$269
7.5TB free
Firmware: 83.H0A83
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 175 172 181 172 175 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
97% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 161
Mixed 77
SusWrite 175
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.2
212% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 97%
Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 39.7
MC Write 42
MC Mixed 31.8
108% 37.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 47.9
SC Mixed 31.8
97% 34 GB/s
Latency 52.5
76% 52.5 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 107%
Great: 124%
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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 5,665 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 135%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 138%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 133%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12) - $309

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $2,428
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