MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)

Performance Results

Gaming 124%
Desktop 152%
Workstation 141%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics132% 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 Drive304% 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)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190325
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 28 '20 at 00:27
Run Duration184 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900K-$480
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 94.4
1-Core 146
2-Core 291
100% 177 Pts
4-Core 582
8-Core 1,142
106% 862 Pts
64-Core 1,594
107% 1,594 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 102%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$720
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 445.87
Performing below potential (49th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
132% Outstanding
Lighting 550
Reflection 455
Parallax 603
144% 536 fps
MRender 422
Gravity 459
Splatting 245
133% 376 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 132%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$100
419GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1567 996 824 824 827 828 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
304% Outstanding
Read 2,578
Write 2,398
Mixed 1,610
SusWrite 978
423% 1,891 MB/s
4K Read 63.1
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 85.2
280% 96.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,273
DQ Write 1,152
DQ Mixed 1,182
895% 1,202 MB/s
Poor: 196%
This bench: 304%
Great: 333%
Toshiba X300 4TB-$110
3.5TB free
Firmware: FP1R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 188 185 186 189 184 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 173
Mixed 70.2
SusWrite 186
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 4
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.2
344% 2.53 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 105%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL18-20-20 D4-3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
72% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 26.3
MC Mixed 19.8
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 30
SC Mixed 23.3
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 58.7
68% 58.7 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 72%
Great: 98%
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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 6,057 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 138%
Desktop 139%
Workstation 135%

Motherboard: MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12) - $286

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $2,293
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