MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 153%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 129%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (93rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 7 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 109%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics110% 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.
Boot Drive326% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B12
MotherboardMSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190325
Uptime2.4 Days
Run DateJun 16 '19 at 19:16
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-9700K-$288
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
109% Outstanding
1-Core 154
2-Core 308
109% 231 Pts
4-Core 615
8-Core 1,151
110% 883 Pts
64-Core 1,186
80% 1,186 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 109%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
MSI(1462 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 446
Reflection 408
Parallax 429
114% 427 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 434
Splatting 262
105% 315 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 110%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$85
294GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 836 634 632 647 643 635 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
326% Outstanding
Read 2,580
Write 2,369
Mixed 1,455
SusWrite 671
394% 1,769 MB/s
4K Read 70.3
4K Write 200
4K Mixed 96.2
336% 122 MB/s
DQ Read 1,858
DQ Write 1,646
DQ Mixed 1,692
1,285% 1,732 MB/s
Poor: 193%
This bench: 326%
Great: 328%
Adata SU650 240GB-$38
221GB free
Firmware: Q0922A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 453 446 448 448 450 450 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 450
Mixed 428
SusWrite 449
103% 458 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 33.3
164% 65 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 49.3
101% 202 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 109%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 3200 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 40.9
MC Write 41.1
MC Mixed 28.9
106% 37 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 38.5
SC Mixed 31
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 51.7
77% 51.7 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 104%
Great: 106%
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 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 3,199 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 135%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12) - $260

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $2,140
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