Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 159%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 125%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics104% 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 Drive336% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181019
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 20 '19 at 06:05
Run Duration234 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-9700K-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
102% Outstanding
1-Core 147
2-Core 293
103% 220 Pts
4-Core 572
8-Core 1,039
100% 805 Pts
64-Core 1,082
73% 1,082 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 102%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$500
EVGA(3842 6687) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 419
Reflection 383
Parallax 404
108% 402 fps
MRender 241
Gravity 404
Splatting 246
98% 297 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 104%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$103
344GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2258 794 794 790 788 789 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
336% Outstanding
Read 2,637
Write 2,436
Mixed 1,673
SusWrite 1,036
435% 1,945 MB/s
4K Read 67.1
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 91.9
306% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,758
DQ Write 1,503
DQ Mixed 1,584
1,199% 1,615 MB/s
Poor: 209%
This bench: 336%
Great: 337%
OCZ Agility 3 240GB-$199
223GB free
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 131 133 133 134 129 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
66.8% Good
Read 161
Write 198
Mixed 163
SusWrite 129
37% 163 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 34.2
145% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 186
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 154
126% 180 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 66%
Kingston SSDNow UV400 480GB-$110
447GB free
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 480 358 147 120 107 103 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
Read 491
Write 459
Mixed 348
SusWrite 219
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 42
159% 59.8 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 187
172% 265 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 92%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$31
321GB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 159 161 161 161 161 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
Read 177
Write 150
Mixed 85
SusWrite 159
105% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$55
623GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 146 148 146 146 146 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
83.6% Excellent
Read 147
Write 101
Mixed 77.8
SusWrite 145
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 41.2
MC Write 40.8
MC Mixed 28.7
105% 36.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 38.6
SC Mixed 31.3
87% 30.6 GB/s
Latency 48.7
82% 48.7 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 104%
Great: 108%
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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 10,872 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,130
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