Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 119%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics91.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive117% 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.
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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190129
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 19 '19 at 19:40
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$385
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
119% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 158
SC Mixed 151
121% 151 Pts
QC Int 555
QC Float 585
QC Mixed 589
130% 576 Pts
MC Int 915
MC Float 1,011
MC Mixed 1,073
150% 1,000 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 119%
Great: 125%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$700
Gigabyte(1458 37AF) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2265 MHz, MLim: 3547 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
Lighting 67.3
Reflection 440
Parallax 521
72% 343 fps
MRender 376
Gravity 157
Splatting 258
107% 264 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 168%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$65
376GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 439 453 457 387 395 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 456
Mixed 430
SusWrite 427
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 51
178% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 290
236% 336 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 117%
Great: 125%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$63
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 157 153 156 156 157 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Read 153
Write 130
Mixed 42.3
SusWrite 155
87% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
94% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 87%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$37
931GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 168 169 164 165 173 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 166
Mixed 12
SusWrite 168
94% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$115
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
62.2% Good
MC Read 24.1
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 18.9
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 20.1
57% 20 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 109%
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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 5,704 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 141%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 123%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $189

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 128% - Outstanding Total price: $1,464
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