MSI MEG Z490 ACE (MS-7C71)

Performance Results

Gaming 219%
Desktop 105%
Workstation 240%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 107%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics210% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive111% 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.
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-7C71
MotherboardMSI MEG Z490 ACE (MS-7C71)  (all builds)
Memory27.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201211
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 11 '21 at 05:55
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10850K-$400
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Memory 96.1
1-Core 160
2-Core 319
107% 192 Pts
4-Core 632
8-Core 1,232
115% 932 Pts
64-Core 2,134
143% 2,134 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 107%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
MSI(1462 3892) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (54th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
210% Outstanding
Lighting 277
Reflection 248
Parallax 288
224% 271 fps
MRender 303
Gravity 230
Splatting 171
194% 235 fps
Poor: 152%
This bench: 210%
Great: 227%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sabrent Rocket Q4 2TB
556GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RKT40Q.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1172 271 320 254 484 324 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 1,258
Write 2,497
Mixed 1,000
SusWrite 471
295% 1,306 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 0.9
90% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 147
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 280
179% 203 MB/s
Poor: 106%
This bench: 111%
Great: 433%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 268GB
250GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 479 222 221 222 221 222 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 53% Great: 126%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW32GX4M4C3600C18 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 42.9
MC Write 43.3
MC Mixed 32.1
113% 39.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 48.6
SC Mixed 32.4
90% 31.6 GB/s
Latency 53.5
75% 53.5 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 110%
Great: 134%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical MEG Z490 ACE (MS-7C71) Builds (Compare 2,061 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 231%
Desktop 104%
Workstation 250%

Motherboard: MSI MEG Z490 ACE (MS-7C71)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $2,467
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