MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 174%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 162%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 99.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics179% 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 Drive293% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B12
MotherboardMSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201228
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 15 '21 at 02:00
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700K-$280
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
Memory 91.3
1-Core 145
2-Core 279
97% 172 Pts
4-Core 575
8-Core 987
98% 781 Pts
64-Core 1,115
75% 1,115 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,376
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (62nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
179% Outstanding
Lighting 216
Reflection 328
Parallax 236
175% 260 fps
MRender 274
Gravity 219
Splatting 162
183% 218 fps
Poor: 140%
This bench: 179%
Great: 198%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2018)-$170
754GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1192 1145 1415 1413 1412 1411 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
293% Outstanding
Read 1,863
Write 2,154
Mixed 1,685
SusWrite 1,331
396% 1,758 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 63.3
212% 80.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,787
DQ Write 1,420
DQ Mixed 1,529
1,165% 1,579 MB/s
Poor: 160%
This bench: 293%
Great: 306%
Toshiba X300 5TB-$146
4.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 192 197 202 200 192 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 62% Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$103
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
74% Very good
MC Read 29.1
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 21.2
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 22.1
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 65.3
61% 65.3 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 74%
Great: 103%

 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 5,045 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) - $289

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $2,395
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