Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 119%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 97.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics128% 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 Drive306% 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory28.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180814
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 03:17
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700K-$315
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Memory 91.4
1-Core 144
2-Core 284
98% 173 Pts
4-Core 555
8-Core 1,028
98% 791 Pts
64-Core 1,080
72% 1,080 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$698
Zotac(19DA 3500) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing below potential (74th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
128% Outstanding
Lighting 532
Reflection 439
Parallax 533
140% 501 fps
MRender 386
Gravity 451
Splatting 260
128% 366 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 128%
Great: 135%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$136
647GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 436 467 477 481 484 482 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
127% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 480
Mixed 460
SusWrite 471
108% 479 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 58.8
198% 70 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 350
265% 355 MB/s
Poor: 85%
This bench: 127%
Great: 134%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$84
409GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2223 633 612 610 610 611 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
306% Outstanding
Read 2,385
Write 2,331
Mixed 1,502
SusWrite 883
397% 1,775 MB/s
4K Read 60.8
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 81.5
269% 93.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,788
DQ Write 1,508
DQ Mixed 1,575
1,200% 1,624 MB/s
Poor: 199%
This bench: 306%
Great: 326%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
78.1% Very good
MC Read 28.8
MC Write 29.4
MC Mixed 24.4
79% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 23.4
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 65.1
61% 65.1 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 102%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 11,341 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,188
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