MSI MEG Z490 ACE (MS-7C71)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 200%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 209%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 99.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics208% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive275% 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-7C71
MotherboardMSI MEG Z490 ACE (MS-7C71)  (all builds)
Memory25.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210204
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 21:37
Run Duration210 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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-$380
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Memory 88.4
1-Core 149
2-Core 298
100% 179 Pts
4-Core 588
8-Core 1,133
106% 861 Pts
64-Core 1,680
113% 1,680 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
Asus(1043 87AC) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing below potential (49th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
208% Outstanding
Lighting 271
Reflection 235
Parallax 303
219% 270 fps
MRender 309
Gravity 229
Splatting 164
194% 234 fps
Poor: 174%
This bench: 208%
Great: 225%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB-$289
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1575 1623 1627 1623 1611 1416 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
275% Outstanding
Read 2,539
Write 1,821
Mixed 1,676
SusWrite 1,579
426% 1,904 MB/s
4K Read 58.1
4K Write 45.8
4K Mixed 46.7
172% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 995
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 234
252% 448 MB/s
Poor: 247%
This bench: 275%
Great: 392%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$164
40GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 272 246 235 215 197 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Read 502
Write 441
Mixed 360
SusWrite 256
87% 390 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 41
4K Mixed 34.8
127% 38.7 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 205
160% 229 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 123%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$140
594GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1763 1719 1383 1110 1116 1086 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
260% Outstanding
Read 2,511
Write 1,743
Mixed 1,507
SusWrite 1,363
398% 1,781 MB/s
4K Read 59.4
4K Write 40.4
4K Mixed 42.4
166% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,086
DQ Write 91.8
DQ Mixed 181
235% 453 MB/s
Poor: 224%
This bench: 260%
Great: 356%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
72.7% Very good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 27.6
MC Mixed 22.2
73% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 29.6
SC Mixed 23.1
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 69.2
58% 69.2 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 130%

 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 1,524 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 229%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 247%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $2,427
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