Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 163%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 146%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics111% 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 Drive358% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory23.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190410
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 19:56
Run Duration229 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-9900K-$472
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
102% Outstanding
1-Core 146
2-Core 291
103% 218 Pts
4-Core 578
8-Core 1,104
104% 841 Pts
64-Core 1,491
100% 1,491 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
PNY(196E 1300) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 402
Reflection 336
Parallax 420
106% 386 fps
MRender 380
Gravity 379
Splatting 237
112% 332 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 111%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$285
543GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1703 2035 2081 2127 2120 2163 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
358% Outstanding
Read 2495
Write 2,193
Mixed 1,298
SusWrite 2,038
450% 2,006 MB/s
4K Read 53.5
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 73.6
259% 95.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,397
DQ Write 1,045
DQ Mixed 1,180
893% 1,207 MB/s
Poor: 235%
This bench: 358%
Great: 409%
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB-$449
954GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 478 477 474 481 481 482 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 474
Mixed 411
SusWrite 479
106% 469 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 86.8
4K Mixed 47.5
161% 56.8 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 354
267% 358 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 116%
Great: 126%
Samsung 860 Evo 2TB-$230
748GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 480 478 476 482 482 483 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 478
Mixed 460
SusWrite 480
108% 481 MB/s
4K Read 41.6
4K Write 88.9
4K Mixed 55.6
181% 62 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 356
268% 359 MB/s
Poor: 91%
This bench: 122%
Great: 134%
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB (2013)-$75
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC54
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 133 138 137 138 138 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
73.9% Very good
Read 121
Write 89
Mixed 73.2
SusWrite 137
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$165
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 37.8
MC Mixed 29.7
99% 34.6 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 45.1
SC Mixed 31
93% 32.6 GB/s
Latency 53.3
75% 53.3 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 12,132 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $178

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,129
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