Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 78.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics129% 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 Drive300% 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)
Memory27.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180814
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 10 '19 at 20:29
Run Duration193 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
78.5% Very good
1-Core 127
2-Core 224
84% 175 Pts
4-Core 438
8-Core 851
80% 645 Pts
64-Core 851
57% 851 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$649
Zotac(19DA 3500) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
129% Outstanding
Lighting 533
Reflection 441
Parallax 536
138% 503 fps
MRender 387
Gravity 447
Splatting 263
118% 366 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 129%
Great: 135%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$130
680GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 471 462 481 486 484 486 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 482
Mixed 456
SusWrite 478
109% 482 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 92.5
4K Mixed 58.3
185% 63.7 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 356
268% 358 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 124%
Great: 133%
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: 2277 609 608 609 611 612 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
300% Outstanding
Read 2,506
Write 2,270
Mixed 1,495
SusWrite 887
400% 1,790 MB/s
4K Read 65.2
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 83.3
281% 96.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,435
DQ Write 1,176
DQ Mixed 1,291
971% 1,301 MB/s
Poor: 176%
This bench: 300%
Great: 323%
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)
99.9% Outstanding
MC Read 38.4
MC Write 39.1
MC Mixed 30.6
103% 36 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 38.8
SC Mixed 26.5
80% 28.1 GB/s
Latency 56.2
71% 56.2 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 99.9%
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 10,973 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $173

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,133
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