MSI MEG X570S ACE MAX Motherboard Review – The ACE In The Hole

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PRODUCT INFO

MSI MEG X570S ACE Motherboard

August, 2021
Type Motherboard
Price $449.99 US

Test Setup

For testing, I used the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X. The chip is the fastest CPU in the AMD Zen 3 family and rocks 16 cores and 32 threads. It is the ultimate chip and the best way to know how the MSI MEG X570S ACE fares against other AMD 500-series board options in performance tests.

AMD 500-Series Motherboards Test Setup:

ProcessorsAMD Ryzen 9 5950X
MotherboardMSI MEG X570S ACE
ASUS ROG Crosshair VIII HERO WIFI
MSI MEG X570 ACE
MSI MEG X570 Unify
ASRock X570 Taichi
ASRock X570S PG Riptide
MSI MAG B550 Tomahawk
X570 AORUS PRO WIFI
Coloful CVN B550M Gaming Pro
Power SupplyASUS ROG THOR 1200W
Solid State DriveSamsung SSD 960 EVO M.2 (512 GB)
MemoryG.SKILL Trident Z Royal Series 16 GB (2 x 8GB) CL17 3600 MHz
Video CardsMSI GeForce RTX 3090 Gaming X Trio
Cooling SolutionsASUS ROG Ryujin 240
OSWindows 10 64-bit

Our test rig includes the Samsung 960 EVO 512 GB SSD that boots up our main OS while a 2 TB Seagate HDD is used for demonstration purposes for the Intel Optane memory. In addition to these, we are running an MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Gaming X Trio graphics card, an ASUS ROG Thor 1200W power supply and 16 GB of G.Skill provided Trident Z Royal series memory which runs with a clock speed of DDR4-3600 MHz. For cooling, we used the ASUS Ryujin 240 AIO cooler.

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