MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 116%
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 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics97.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive237% 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
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B12
MotherboardMSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190325
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 30 '20 at 22:26
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU1%

 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 i7-9700K-$370
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Memory 97.2
1-Core 156
2-Core 303
105% 185 Pts
4-Core 608
8-Core 1148
109% 878 Pts
64-Core 1,212
81% 1,212 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 105%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$520
Asus(1043 859B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.48
Performing below potential (17th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
97.9% Outstanding
Lighting 386
Reflection 359
Parallax 426
102% 390 fps
MRender 231
Gravity 365
Splatting 233
98% 276 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$44
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXB7201Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 454 321 322 321 322 292 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
237% Outstanding
Read 1882
Write 1,035
Mixed 777
SusWrite 339
222% 1,008 MB/s
4K Read 58.2
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 78.5
266% 94 MB/s
DQ Read 1,574
DQ Write 1,079
DQ Mixed 1,007
838% 1,220 MB/s
Poor: 104%
This bench: 237%
Great: 232%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$120
266GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1340 1294 817 822 958 756 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
138% Outstanding
Read 81.6
Write 729
Mixed 118
SusWrite 998
111% 482 MB/s
4K Read 9.4
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 18.2
113% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,013
DQ Write 860
DQ Mixed 911
689% 928 MB/s
Poor: 211%
This bench: 138%
Great: 334%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 42.8
MC Write 41.7
MC Mixed 31.2
110% 38.6 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 36.4
SC Mixed 30.9
86% 30.2 GB/s
Latency 49.6
81% 49.6 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 107%
Great: 113%
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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 5,999 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 139%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 136%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12) - $319

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $2,331
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