MSI MEG Z490 ACE (MS-7C71)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 55.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Boot Drive142% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Very high background CPU (74%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C71
MotherboardMSI MEG Z490 ACE (MS-7C71)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210204
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 13 '22 at 13:25
Run Duration248 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 74%

 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 i5-10400F-$110
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
55.7% Above average
Memory 56.2
1-Core 83.3
2-Core 170
57% 103 Pts
4-Core 297
8-Core 481
48% 389 Pts
64-Core 829
51% 829 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 55.7%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 980 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$59
413GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B4QFXO7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 510 504 502 464 368 314 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
142% Outstanding
Read 1,029
Write 1,224
Mixed 1,084
SusWrite 443
213% 945 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 68.5
4K Mixed 43.9
140% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 834
DQ Write 509
DQ Mixed 652
491% 665 MB/s
Poor: 142%
This bench: 142%
Great: 304%
Samsung 980 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$128
931GB free
Firmware: 5B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 367 350 396 351 338 450 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
162% Outstanding
Read 1,437
Write 1,383
Mixed 1,246
SusWrite 375
249% 1,110 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 72.9
4K Mixed 48.9
157% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 841
DQ Write 617
DQ Mixed 728
544% 729 MB/s
Poor: 273%
This bench: 162%
Great: 479%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$30
931GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 131 137 132 122 117 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 160
Mixed 70.6
SusWrite 128
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
178% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 112%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$38
290GB free
Firmware: CC38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 98 103 99 95 94 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
58.5% Above average
Read 106
Write 110
Mixed 63.1
SusWrite 97.6
69% 94.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
170% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 70%
Verbatim Store n Go V3 USB 3.0 32GB-$7
29GB free, PID 0243
Operating at USB 3.2 Speed
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Read 75.5
Mixed 22.9
43% 49.2 MB/s
4K Read 4.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.4
79% 2.17 MB/s
Poor: 7% Great: 34%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$49
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
72.7% Very good
MC Read 31.5
MC Write 30.8
MC Mixed 22.6
81% 28.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.5
SC Write 18.6
SC Mixed 15.1
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 139
29% 139 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 110%

 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 16 11 0 0" 1280 720
Typical MEG Z490 ACE (MS-7C71) Builds (Compare 1,288 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 183%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 196%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,412
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