Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 121%
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Desktop
Desktop 102%
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Workstation
Workstation 116%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 107%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics113% 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 Drive51.6% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory10.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180814
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateMay 07 '19 at 18:15
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Memory 96.7
1-Core 156
2-Core 311
106% 188 Pts
4-Core 623
8-Core 1,197
113% 910 Pts
64-Core 1,179
79% 1,179 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 107%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2702 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Lighting 430
Reflection 389
Parallax 414
113% 411 fps
MRender 249
Gravity 428
Splatting 262
114% 313 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 113%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$67
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 74 82 77 75 79 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
51.6% Above average
Read 120
Write 104
Mixed 119
SusWrite 77.5
24% 105 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 91.7
4K Mixed 29.7
122% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 124
DQ Write 94
DQ Mixed 81.5
68% 99.8 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 73%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
101GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 55 58 57 53 58 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 75% Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
MC Read 36.6
MC Write 33.7
MC Mixed 26.8
92% 32.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 32.9
SC Mixed 29
76% 26.5 GB/s
Latency 51.6
78% 51.6 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 11,413 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
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Workstation
Workstation 106%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,183
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HDDRAMUSB
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