Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 120%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
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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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 126%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics138% 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 Drive55.1% 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)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180814
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 18 '19 at 07:56
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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-$400
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
126% Outstanding
SC Int 150
SC Float 163
SC Mixed 156
125% 156 Pts
QC Int 599
QC Float 650
QC Mixed 623
141% 624 Pts
MC Int 1,182
MC Float 1,282
MC Mixed 1,205
183% 1,223 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 126%
Great: 125%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2702 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
138% Outstanding
Lighting 439
Reflection 390
Parallax 459
138% 429 fps
MRender 255
Gravity 424
Splatting 264
138% 315 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 138%
Great: 138%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$45
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 83 77 78 80 80 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
55.1% Above average
Read 136
Write 96.8
Mixed 121
SusWrite 79.3
24% 108 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 97.1
4K Mixed 33.5
131% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 104
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 94.9
74% 101 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 55.1%
Great: 73%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$83
127GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 55 59 57 54 58 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 72% Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$77
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
MC Read 38.2
MC Write 36.8
MC Mixed 27.4
98% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.8
SC Write 36.6
SC Mixed 29.9
84% 29.4 GB/s
Latency 50.4
79% 50.4 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 105%
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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 6,418 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 120%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $183

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 141% - Outstanding Total price: $1,235
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $355Nvidia GTX 1070 $335Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $83
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $140Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $100
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X $250Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $77SanDisk Extreme 64GB $45
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $646SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $85SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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