Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics95.5% 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 Drive83.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190410
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 12 '19 at 11:19
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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-$195
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
103% Outstanding
1-Core 146
2-Core 299
104% 223 Pts
4-Core 587
8-Core 866
94% 727 Pts
64-Core 858
58% 858 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
MSI(1462 C307) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
Lighting 375
Reflection 350
Parallax 409
98% 378 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 364
Splatting 234
96% 266 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 106%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron 1100 SATA 256GB
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0DL003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 237 212 249 207 229 200 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Read 468
Write 271
Mixed 325
SusWrite 222
72% 322 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 73.2
4K Mixed 38.6
129% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 306
212% 263 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 93%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$63
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 189 188 187 187 188 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 193
Mixed 42
SusWrite 188
112% 155 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
153% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
MC Read 39.3
MC Write 37.9
MC Mixed 27.3
100% 34.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 34
SC Mixed 30.3
82% 28.8 GB/s
Latency 50.6
79% 50.6 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 102%
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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 12,017 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 136%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $178

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,126
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