MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)

Performance Results

Gaming 48%
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 47%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (17th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 83 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 86.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics47.5% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive192% 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.
Very high background CPU (90%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B12
MotherboardMSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12)  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190325
Uptime8.3 Days
Run DateDec 15 '19 at 00:09
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU 90%
Watch Gameplay: 2070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way below expectations (17th 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-$399
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
86.5% Excellent
Memory 90.7
1-Core 122
2-Core 222
85% 145 Pts
4-Core 442
8-Core 785
77% 613 Pts
64-Core 1,281
86% 1,281 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.8
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
47.5% Average
Lighting 31.7
Reflection 98.8
Parallax 98.1
26% 76.2 fps
MRender 50.8
Gravity 97.9
Splatting 83.5
73% 77.4 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$140
214GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1072 1282 1287 1229 1246 1267 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
192% Outstanding
Read 1,328
Write 1,163
Mixed 746
SusWrite 1,230
251% 1,117 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 32.7
4K Mixed 24.2
81% 26.1 MB/s
DQ Read 971
DQ Write 783
DQ Mixed 872
654% 876 MB/s
Poor: 228%
This bench: 192%
Great: 398%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
359GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 141 144 142 145 144 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
78.4% Very good
Read 132
Write 113
Mixed 74
SusWrite 141
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2C3600C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
MC Read 32.7
MC Write 35.1
MC Mixed 27.2
90% 31.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 28.6
SC Mixed 23
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 115%

 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 3,919 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 169%
Desktop 102%
Workstation 168%

Motherboard: MSI MEG Z390 ACE (MS-7B12) - $288

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $2,274
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