Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 151%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics101% 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 Drive305% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181019
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 00:41
Run Duration210 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 142
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 510
QC Float 539
QC Mixed 524
119% 524 Pts
MC Int 739
MC Float 821
MC Mixed 776
116% 779 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 105%
Great: 120%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 314
Reflection 306
Parallax 316
97% 312 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 292
Splatting 233
104% 242 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$130
432GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1721 804 613 612 613 615 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
305% Outstanding
Read 2,521
Write 2,334
Mixed 1,440
SusWrite 830
398% 1,781 MB/s
4K Read 70.2
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 84.6
292% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 1,813
DQ Write 1,054
DQ Mixed 1,305
1,006% 1,390 MB/s
Poor: 206%
This bench: 305%
Great: 322%
WD Blue 1TB (2015)-$38
606GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 129 129 129 128 129 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
75.2% Very good
Read 134
Write 124
Mixed 90
SusWrite 128
88% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
217% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 88%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 171 172 172 169 172 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Read 136
Write 124
Mixed 99.5
SusWrite 170
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
212% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 101%
WD My Passport 0740 1TB
673GB free, PID 0740
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 57 57 54 55 54 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
25.3% Poor
Read 57.7
Write 48.2
Mixed 40.5
SusWrite 55.9
68% 50.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
73% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 25.3%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3100 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 40.4
MC Write 39.7
MC Mixed 28.2
103% 36.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 37.7
SC Mixed 30.7
86% 30.2 GB/s
Latency 48.5
82% 48.5 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 102%
Great: 103%
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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 1,763 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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