Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 130%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 119%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics160% 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 Drive54.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190129
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMar 11 '19 at 04:36
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 i9-9900K-$450
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
119% Outstanding
SC Int 143
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 147
117% 147 Pts
QC Int 538
QC Float 596
QC Mixed 568
128% 567 Pts
MC Int 1,306
MC Float 1,489
MC Mixed 1,383
208% 1,392 Pts
Poor: 95%
This bench: 119%
Great: 131%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$740
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
160% Outstanding
Lighting 526
Reflection 435
Parallax 517
162% 493 fps
MRender 385
Gravity 451
Splatting 250
158% 362 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 160%
Great: 168%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT08B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 38 41 40 40 36 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
54.5% Above average
Read 377
Write 81.7
Mixed 94
SusWrite 40.7
32% 148 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 58.5
4K Mixed 18
96% 34.8 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 65.1
DQ Mixed 46.4
72% 144 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 54.5%
Great: 73%
WD Black 5TB (2015)-$294
3.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 200 194 199 199 198 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 235
Mixed 117
SusWrite 198
136% 186 MB/s
4K Read 6.4
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 1.1
454% 3.67 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 113%
Great: 113%
WD Black 5TB (2015)-$294
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 143 154 150 148 143 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
79.8% Very good
Read 127
Write 183
Mixed 98.3
SusWrite 149
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 5.2
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 1
391% 3.2 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 113%
Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB-$80
858GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 92 90 92 93 93 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
56.6% Above average
Read 105
Write 36.3
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 92.1
54% 73.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
176% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 73%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$65
134GB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 124 124 147 169 114 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
78.7% Very good
Read 137
Write 108
Mixed 78.5
SusWrite 137
85% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 114%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$50
927GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 121 122 121 123 123 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
72.7% Very good
Read 131
Write 118
Mixed 112
SusWrite 122
90% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
195% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 75%
WD My Book 500GB
465GB free, PID 1100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 42 43 43 43 43 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
23.1% Poor
Read 37.5
Write 39.5
Mixed 32
SusWrite 42.3
52% 37.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
125% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 23.1%
Great: 22%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C19 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
71% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 26.1
MC Mixed 19.7
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 26.9
SC Mixed 22.1
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 59.8
67% 59.8 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 71%
Great: 120%
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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 6,540 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 139%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 120%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $183

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 141% - Outstanding Total price: $1,216
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