MSI MEG Z490 ACE (MS-7C71)

Performance Results

Gaming 74%
Desktop 103%
Workstation 80%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics65.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive220% 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
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C71
MotherboardMSI MEG Z490 ACE (MS-7C71)  (all builds)
Memory27.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200804
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 28 '20 at 10:38
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User LUX-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing above expectations (74th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10850K-$400
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 95.6
1-Core 142
2-Core 301
101% 180 Pts
4-Core 590
8-Core 1,164
108% 877 Pts
64-Core 2,007
135% 2,007 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super)-$190
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 456.55
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
65.9% Good
Lighting 83.8
Reflection 78.8
Parallax 76.2
69% 79.6 fps
MRender 69.7
Gravity 76
Splatting 57.7
41% 67.8 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 65%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$95
390GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1145 861 696 569 575 565 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
220% Outstanding
Read 1,564
Write 1,752
Mixed 1,329
SusWrite 735
302% 1,345 MB/s
4K Read 48.2
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 67.8
229% 82.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,216
DQ Write 657
DQ Mixed 898
678% 924 MB/s
Poor: 181%
This bench: 220%
Great: 271%
Sandisk S3 1T00 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: 401120RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 301 405 451 453 452 454 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 487
Mixed 394
SusWrite 420
101% 450 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 96.2
4K Mixed 49
170% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 258
220% 322 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 114%
Great: 120%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
113% Outstanding
MC Read 42.4
MC Write 45.1
MC Mixed 33.2
115% 40.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.8
SC Write 49.1
SC Mixed 33.7
100% 34.9 GB/s
Latency 55.2
72% 55.2 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 113%
Great: 122%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical MEG Z490 ACE (MS-7C71) Builds (Compare 617 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 168%
Desktop 103%
Workstation 169%

Motherboard: MSI MEG Z490 ACE (MS-7C71)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,924
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