Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 130%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 115%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics159% 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 Drive98.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181019
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 16:07
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$400
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
115% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 143
115% 143 Pts
QC Int 550
QC Float 576
QC Mixed 574
128% 567 Pts
MC Int 1041
MC Float 1,180
MC Mixed 1,094
165% 1,105 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 115%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$710
Nvidia(10DE 1E87) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
159% Outstanding
Lighting 520
Reflection 388
Parallax 530
162% 479 fps
MRender 380
Gravity 446
Splatting 249
157% 358 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 159%
Great: 169%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel SSDSCKKW512G8 512GB
412GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 441 429 431 432 430 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 443
Mixed 386
SusWrite 419
99% 440 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 82
4K Mixed 27.4
132% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 226
191% 278 MB/s
Poor: 87%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 131%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 190 190 191 191 192 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 151
Mixed 75.2
SusWrite 190
110% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 108%
Great: 116%
ST350082 0AS 500GB
308GB free, PID 027d
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 39 39 39 38 38 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
14.8% Very poor
Read 37.2
Write 3.7
Mixed 10
SusWrite 38.3
27% 22.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.6
32% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 14.8%
Great: 15%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$126
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
74.3% Very good
MC Read 29.1
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 21.3
75% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 21.8
61% 21.5 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 74.3%
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 2,496 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 130%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 142%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 125%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $183

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 124% - Outstanding Total price: $1,528
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