MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 106%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive282% 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.
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B12
MotherboardMSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)  (all builds)
Memory28.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191030
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 26 '20 at 05:20
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$339
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Memory 96.6
1-Core 159
2-Core 316
107% 191 Pts
4-Core 615
8-Core 1,150
110% 882 Pts
64-Core 1,606
108% 1,606 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 106%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Relative performance n/a - atypical extreme
Poor: 94% Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$60
313GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 907 817 815 784 794 792 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
282% Outstanding
Read 2,396
Write 1,721
Mixed 1,508
SusWrite 818
359% 1,611 MB/s
4K Read 63
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 81.5
268% 91.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,206
DQ Write 1,179
DQ Mixed 1,136
869% 1,174 MB/s
Poor: 210%
This bench: 282%
Great: 321%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 180 179 182 179 181 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 161
Mixed 84.3
SusWrite 179
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 103%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TA48G36S818BNK 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 40.9
MC Write 44
MC Mixed 32
111% 39 GB/s
SC Read 23.9
SC Write 51.9
SC Mixed 34.4
105% 36.7 GB/s
Latency 52
77% 52 ns
Poor: 88%
This bench: 111%
Great: 118%

 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 3,389 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 167%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 166%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12) - $449

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $2,192
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