MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 162%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 161%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 95.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics176% 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 Drive298% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B12
MotherboardMSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)  (all builds)
Memory16.1 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201228
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 05 '21 at 02:39
Run Duration234 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%
Watch Gameplay: 3080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$380
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
Memory 88.6
1-Core 138
2-Core 272
94% 166 Pts
4-Core 552
8-Core 1,016
98% 784 Pts
64-Core 1,378
92% 1,378 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
Nvidia(10DE 1467) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
176% Outstanding
Lighting 229
Reflection 203
Parallax 258
185% 230 fps
MRender 260
Gravity 196
Splatting 148
166% 201 fps
Poor: 147%
This bench: 176%
Great: 224%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 980 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$130
368GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1395 1461 1845 1346 870 877 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
298% Outstanding
Read 2,225
Write 2,074
Mixed 2,018
SusWrite 1,299
428% 1,904 MB/s
4K Read 58.6
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 81.2
261% 89.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,187
DQ Write 974
DQ Mixed 1,082
810% 1,081 MB/s
Poor: 228%
This bench: 298%
Great: 421%
Samsung 840 250GB-$199
101GB free
Firmware: DXT06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 206 173 190 171 203 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
72.1% Very good
Read 436
Write 197
Mixed 167
SusWrite 191
55% 248 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 69.9
4K Mixed 23.2
104% 39.3 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 58.5
98% 195 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 85%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$80
3.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 147 146 147 147 148 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
89.4% Excellent
Read 165
Write 126
Mixed 90.9
SusWrite 146
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
193% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 102%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$99
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 149 148 146 149 150 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
86.5% Excellent
Read 153
Write 138
Mixed 83
SusWrite 148
96% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 0.9
197% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 112%
Corsair Voyager SliderX1 32GB
29GB free, PID 1a15
Operating at USB 3.2 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 22 18 20 20 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
34.6% Below average
Read 171
Write 21.5
Mixed 62.8
SusWrite 18.4
69% 68.3 MB/s
4K Read 7.9
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 2.2
148% 3.8 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 34.6%
Great: 37%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 3x8GB
3 of 4 slots used
24GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
38.2% Below average
MC Read 12.7
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 10.7
35% 12.4 GB/s
SC Read 11.4
SC Write 12.7
SC Mixed 12.8
35% 12.3 GB/s
Latency 69
58% 69 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 38.2%
Great: 97%

 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 4,589 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 169%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 168%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12) - $288

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $2,424
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