MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 137%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 130%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics129% 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 Drive122% 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)
Memory9.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180927
Uptime4 Days
Run DateJul 10 '20 at 11:49
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Memory 97
1-Core 154
2-Core 306
104% 186 Pts
4-Core 608
8-Core 1,156
109% 882 Pts
64-Core 1,164
78% 1,164 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 105%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$698
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Lighting 541
Reflection 444
Parallax 580
142% 522 fps
MRender 391
Gravity 454
Splatting 252
129% 366 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 129%
Great: 134%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$204
395GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 302 408 486 490 489 490 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 471
Mixed 368
SusWrite 444
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 55.6
190% 66.4 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 335
258% 350 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 122%
Great: 125%
Hitachi HUS726020ALE614 2TB
893GB free
Firmware: APGNW907
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 153 162 156 156 161 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Read 137
Write 158
Mixed 77.9
SusWrite 158
97% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.7
199% 2 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 113%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$100
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 202 202 204 202 204 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 210
Write 217
Mixed 106
SusWrite 203
135% 184 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1
214% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 119%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$192
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 40.3
MC Write 39.1
MC Mixed 29.5
104% 36.3 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 39.1
SC Mixed 31.1
88% 30.8 GB/s
Latency 50.4
79% 50.4 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 102%
Great: 103%

 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 2,568 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 170%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 170%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12) - $398

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $2,383
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