Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 117%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics52.8% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive71.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181019
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 01:37
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
117% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 153
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 562
QC Float 580
QC Mixed 568
129% 570 Pts
MC Int 1,060
MC Float 1,189
MC Mixed 1,118
168% 1,122 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 117%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (142 fps cap detected)
52.8% Above average
Lighting 143
Reflection 142
Parallax 142
44% 142 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 142
Splatting 141
59% 141 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$70
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 148 151 119 135 128 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
71.1% Very good
Read 306
Write 202
Mixed 241
SusWrite 138
50% 222 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 35.2
141% 55.1 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 162
123% 164 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 83%
Kingston A400 120GB-$20
112GB free
Firmware: SBFK71E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 251 55 55 55 55 55 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
71.6% Very good
Read 406
Write 360
Mixed 274
SusWrite 87.9
63% 282 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 24.4
135% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 136
131% 201 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 80%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 41.4
MC Write 41.2
MC Mixed 28.8
106% 37.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 37.9
SC Mixed 31.3
86% 30.2 GB/s
Latency 48.8
82% 48.8 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 104%
Great: 110%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 3,848 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 142%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 125%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $183

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 125% - Outstanding Total price: $1,542
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