MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 126%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 110%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics131% 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 Drive200% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B12
MotherboardMSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190819
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 15 '19 at 23:48
Run Duration206 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-9900K
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
110% Outstanding
1-Core 154
2-Core 309
109% 231 Pts
4-Core 617
8-Core 1148
110% 883 Pts
64-Core 1,675
112% 1,675 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 110%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$650
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 537
Reflection 436
Parallax 565
140% 513 fps
MRender 389
Gravity 450
Splatting 259
118% 366 fps
Poor: 103%
This bench: 131%
Great: 134%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB
373GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 991 485 570 563 562 565 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
200% Outstanding
Read 1,271
Write 1,949
Mixed 1,367
SusWrite 623
294% 1,302 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 58.9
204% 75.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,174
DQ Write 981
DQ Mixed 1,018
779% 1,058 MB/s
Poor: 150%
This bench: 200%
Great: 242%
Kingmax 480GB 480GB
364GB free
Firmware: V4.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 322 381 455 441 440 445 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
89.4% Excellent
Read 445
Write 422
Mixed 365
SusWrite 414
93% 411 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 84.8
4K Mixed 24
125% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 195
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 36.5
76% 153 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 95%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$52
931GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8R0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 189 186 188 187 188 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 190
Mixed 20.8
SusWrite 188
106% 147 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
149% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
MC Read 37.9
MC Write 36.2
MC Mixed 26.4
96% 33.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 40.6
SC Mixed 32.6
91% 31.9 GB/s
Latency 48.7
82% 48.7 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 112%
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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 3,198 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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