MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 124%
UFO
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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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 114%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics53.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive231% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B12
MotherboardMSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)  (all builds)
Memory26 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190325
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateMay 14 '19 at 03:36
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i9-9900K-$485
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
114% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 145
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 486
QC Float 492
QC Mixed 517
113% 498 Pts
MC Int 1,284
MC Float 1,554
MC Mixed 1,461
214% 1,433 Pts
Poor: 103%
This bench: 114%
Great: 131%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti-$1,055
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (143 fps cap detected)
53.3% Above average
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 143
44% 143 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 143
Splatting 143
60% 143 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 236%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$95
664GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1208 1229 1167 1008 853 265 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
231% Outstanding
Read 1,351
Write 1,325
Mixed 990
SusWrite 955
260% 1,155 MB/s
4K Read 54.1
4K Write 185
4K Mixed 73.9
275% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 624
DQ Write 906
DQ Mixed 269
342% 600 MB/s
Poor: 159%
This bench: 231%
Great: 272%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 997GB
43GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 444 450 451 456 452 462 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 472
Write 287
Mixed 362
SusWrite 453
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 48.5
175% 64.1 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 282
230% 328 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 116%
Great: 133%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 3TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 189 190 192 191 196 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 146
Mixed 84.3
SusWrite 190
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 109%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2C3200C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
MC Read 33.7
MC Write 36.1
MC Mixed 27.5
93% 32.4 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 42
SC Mixed 29
88% 30.7 GB/s
Latency 55.8
72% 55.8 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 113%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12) Builds (Compare 2,369 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 153%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 148%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 145%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12) - $290

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 118% - Outstanding Total price: $2,018
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