Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 151%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 126%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics132% 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 Drive319% 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)
Memory28.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180814
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 10 '19 at 21:18
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (89th 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
102% Outstanding
1-Core 152
2-Core 293
105% 223 Pts
4-Core 574
8-Core 1,080
103% 827 Pts
64-Core 1,112
75% 1,112 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 102%
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 way above expectations (92nd percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 545
Reflection 456
Parallax 543
141% 515 fps
MRender 394
Gravity 464
Splatting 268
122% 375 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 132%
Great: 135%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$130
680GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 476 483 484 488 487 488 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
132% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 487
Mixed 454
SusWrite 484
109% 484 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 62.2
211% 76.1 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 354
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 132%
Great: 133%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$90
414GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2271 606 608 608 610 610 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
319% Outstanding
Read 2,514
Write 2,372
Mixed 1,319
SusWrite 885
396% 1,773 MB/s
4K Read 67.6
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 85.6
288% 99 MB/s
DQ Read 1,839
DQ Write 1,555
DQ Mixed 1,638
1,243% 1,677 MB/s
Poor: 191%
This bench: 319%
Great: 320%
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 (95th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 39.2
MC Write 39.7
MC Mixed 30.3
104% 36.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 42.5
SC Mixed 29.5
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 53.6
75% 53.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 103%
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 10,990 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $168

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,129
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