Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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 88.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive351% 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
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory27.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180814
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 06 '18 at 23:05
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-9700K-$410
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 112
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 425
QC Float 468
QC Mixed 436
100% 443 Pts
MC Int 840
MC Float 914
MC Mixed 873
131% 876 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 125%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$178
420GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1868 2011 2159 2153 1966 2106 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
351% Outstanding
Read 2,328
Write 2,129
Mixed 1,162
SusWrite 2,044
430% 1,916 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 67.7
227% 85.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1466
DQ Write 1,349
DQ Mixed 1,442
1,072% 1,419 MB/s
Poor: 230%
This bench: 351%
Great: 397%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW32GX4M4C3200C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
76.1% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 24
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 30.2
SC Mixed 23.4
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 68.7
58% 68.7 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 135%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 568 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 138%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 119%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 133% - Outstanding Total price: $1,250
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HDDRAMUSB
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