Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics127% 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 Drive118% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180920
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJan 11 '19 at 21:51
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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 i5-9600K-$230
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 134
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 495
QC Float 551
QC Mixed 506
117% 517 Pts
MC Int 691
MC Float 762
MC Mixed 758
110% 737 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 101%
Great: 120%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070
EVGA(3842 1071) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 354
Reflection 314
Parallax 392
114% 353 fps
MRender 364
Gravity 362
Splatting 228
138% 318 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 127%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$158
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 374 449 469 477 477 470 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 468
Write 449
Mixed 439
SusWrite 453
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 99.1
4K Mixed 55.2
176% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 355
267% 357 MB/s
Poor: 88%
This bench: 118%
Great: 134%
Seagate Expansion 1TB
617GB free
Firmware: 9300
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 41 41 41 40 41 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
21% Poor
Read 31.2
Write 37.8
Mixed 34
SusWrite 40.6
27% 35.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 0.8
196% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 21%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$115
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
70.1% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 26.6
MC Mixed 20.8
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 19.7
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 65.3
61% 65.3 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 105%
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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 1,753 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 141%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 121%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $191

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 132% - Outstanding Total price: $1,324
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Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $115SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $780SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $125SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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