MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive88.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B12
MotherboardMSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)  (all builds)
Memory25.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190123
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 01 '19 at 22:24
Run Duration167 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
102% Outstanding
1-Core 151
2-Core 292
105% 222 Pts
4-Core 572
8-Core 1,098
103% 835 Pts
64-Core 1,126
76% 1,126 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.71
Relative performance n/a - atypical extreme
Poor: 83% Great: 102%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$240
581GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 112 111 108 108 108 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
Read 1,565
Write 108
Mixed 190
SusWrite 108
105% 493 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 3
73% 16.5 MB/s
Poor: 179%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 355%
Samsung 840 Pro 512GB-$300
50GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 106 47 9.9 6.2 13 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile)
36.2% Below average
Read 456
Write 114
Mixed 174
SusWrite 47.5
43% 198 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 3.9
55% 12.7 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 36.2%
Great: 117%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
2TB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 201 202 202 201 202 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 160
Mixed 29
SusWrite 201
103% 143 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 2
370% 2.83 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 110%
Great: 112%
PNY USB 3.0 FD 64GB
57GB free, PID 00ed
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 13 13 14 14 14 13 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
10.2% Very poor
Read 34.9
Write 20.5
Mixed 6
SusWrite 13.6
22% 18.8 MB/s
4K Read 4.1
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0
29% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 10.2%
Great: 28%
WD Elements 25A1 3TB
188GB free, PID 25a1
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 56 53 53 53 53 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
36.2% Below average
Read 86.6
Write 71.5
Mixed 62
SusWrite 55.1
90% 68.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 0.8
157% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 36.2%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLE16G4D30AEEA.K16FB 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
MC Read 35.2
MC Write 36.4
MC Mixed 29.7
96% 33.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.3
SC Write 37.4
SC Mixed 28.1
82% 28.6 GB/s
Latency 59.3
68% 59.3 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 109%
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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 2,658 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 133%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 141%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 136%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12) - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $2,146
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