MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 95.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics100% 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 Drive297% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B12
MotherboardMSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)  (all builds)
Memory22.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191230
Uptime2.5 Days
Run DateSep 26 '20 at 18:58
Run Duration263 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%
Watch Gameplay: 5700-XT + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$395
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Memory 89.2
1-Core 146
2-Core 287
98% 174 Pts
4-Core 547
8-Core 1,043
98% 795 Pts
64-Core 1,488
100% 1,488 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-XT-$390
MSI(1462 3810) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.4.2
Performing below potential (17th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
100% Outstanding
Lighting 392
Reflection 288
Parallax 690
103% 457 fps
MRender 231
Gravity 376
Splatting 348
101% 318 fps
Poor: 97%
This bench: 100%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$79
366GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 800 783 794 803 790 790 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
297% Outstanding
Read 2,606
Write 2,377
Mixed 1,673
SusWrite 793
416% 1,862 MB/s
4K Read 68.3
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 91.5
305% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,220
DQ Write 985
DQ Mixed 952
754% 1,052 MB/s
Poor: 202%
This bench: 297%
Great: 317%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$150
419GB free
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2433 2187 1329 1338 1351 1377 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
363% Outstanding
Read 2,615
Write 2,401
Mixed 1,804
SusWrite 1,669
476% 2,122 MB/s
4K Read 70.4
4K Write 177
4K Mixed 96.8
324% 115 MB/s
DQ Read 1,332
DQ Write 1,164
DQ Mixed 1,233
928% 1,243 MB/s
Poor: 238%
This bench: 363%
Great: 361%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 198 200 200 200 198 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 176
Mixed 80.8
SusWrite 198
119% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 113%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
69.9% Good
MC Read 25.1
MC Write 26.4
MC Mixed 20.9
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 30.1
SC Mixed 22.6
66% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 68.2
59% 68.2 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 110%

 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 2,997 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 174%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 174%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12) - $393

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $2,471
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