Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics131% 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 Drive298% 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)
Memory27.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180814
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 10 '19 at 20:16
Run Duration207 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-9700K-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
79.5% Very good
1-Core 120
2-Core 217
81% 169 Pts
4-Core 448
8-Core 856
81% 652 Pts
64-Core 858
58% 858 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$650
Zotac(19DA 3500) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 538
Reflection 446
Parallax 544
139% 509 fps
MRender 387
Gravity 455
Splatting 267
120% 370 fps
Poor: 103%
This bench: 131%
Great: 135%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$130
680GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 477 470 471 486 487 488 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 485
Mixed 460
SusWrite 480
109% 484 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 59.9
204% 73.6 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 354
267% 358 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 129%
Great: 134%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$90
415GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2272 610 608 606 608 610 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
298% Outstanding
Read 2,491
Write 2363
Mixed 1,369
SusWrite 886
397% 1,777 MB/s
4K Read 65.2
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 84.3
283% 97.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,398
DQ Write 1164
DQ Mixed 1,271
955% 1,278 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 298%
Great: 324%
Kingston DataTraveler SE9 USB 2.0 16GB-$5
13GB free, PID 6545
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.6 4.2 3.3 4.9 4 4.8 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
7.44% Terrible
Read 18.3
Write 18.3
Mixed 16.5
SusWrite 4.6
19% 14.4 MB/s
4K Read 4.3
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 1.2
87% 2.13 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 7.44%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 38.4
MC Write 39.3
MC Mixed 30.7
103% 36.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 38.2
SC Mixed 28.3
83% 29.1 GB/s
Latency 57.9
69% 57.9 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 100%
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 9,788 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,140
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