MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics111% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 4.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 21 '21 at 03:20
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8086K-$467
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Memory 98.3
1-Core 156
2-Core 310
106% 188 Pts
4-Core 597
8-Core 949
98% 773 Pts
64-Core 1,224
82% 1,224 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 105%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon-VII-$841
Ram: 16GB, Driver: 20.10.35.02
Performing below potential (52nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
111% Outstanding
Lighting 136
Reflection 114
Parallax 209
110% 153 fps
MRender 106
Gravity 147
Splatting 84.5
113% 112 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 111%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SABRENT 1TB
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RKT303.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1958 885 850 696 890 914 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 20% Great: 20%
Seagate Barracuda 8TB (2017)-$148
4.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 155 158 163 161 170 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
75.1% Very good
Read 100
Write 128
Mixed 70.4
SusWrite 160
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 0.7
227% 2.17 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4400 C19 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4200 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
124% Outstanding
MC Read 47.4
MC Write 50.7
MC Mixed 32.9
125% 43.7 GB/s
SC Read 26.1
SC Write 54.2
SC Mixed 36.7
112% 39 GB/s
Latency 44.4
90% 44.4 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 124%
Great: 138%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 8 6 60 27" 1280 720 APP9226 LED Cinema
Typical MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12) Builds (Compare 5,676 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 166%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 166%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12) - $292

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $2,401
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