Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 107%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics118% 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 Drive216% 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
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190318
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 19 '19 at 17:26
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-9600K-$210
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
107% Outstanding
1-Core 155
2-Core 310
109% 232 Pts
4-Core 609
8-Core 784
92% 696 Pts
64-Core 823
55% 823 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 107%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$630
MSI(1462 3722) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Lighting 472
Reflection 390
Parallax 527
124% 463 fps
MRender 380
Gravity 416
Splatting 235
111% 344 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 118%
Great: 134%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba OCZ RD400 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$192
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 57CZ Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 783 887 893 928 864 798 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
216% Outstanding
Read 1,208
Write 1,082
Mixed 893
SusWrite 859
227% 1,010 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 202
4K Mixed 67
265% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 803
DQ Write 751
DQ Mixed 622
509% 726 MB/s
Poor: 127%
This bench: 216%
Great: 226%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
142GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 394 300 300 300 299 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 486
Mixed 416
SusWrite 315
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 58.8
200% 71.6 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 354
267% 357 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 117%
Great: 125%
Pcie SSD 256GB
118GB free
Firmware: E8FM11.5 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 489 247 230 238 246 220 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
139% Outstanding
Read 828
Write 834
Mixed 801
SusWrite 278
154% 685 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 52.9
199% 80.1 MB/s
DQ Read 554
DQ Write 714
DQ Mixed 584
455% 618 MB/s
Poor: 90%
This bench: 139%
Great: 195%
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 (93rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 39.4
MC Write 39.5
MC Mixed 31.1
105% 36.7 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 42.8
SC Mixed 29.2
90% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 54.9
73% 54.9 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 103%
Great: 104%
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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 11,841 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $171

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,116
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