Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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.
Graphics137% 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 Drive54.6% 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)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180814
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 18 '19 at 13:22
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$362
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
126% Outstanding
SC Int 145
SC Float 162
SC Mixed 156
123% 154 Pts
QC Int 599
QC Float 650
QC Mixed 623
141% 624 Pts
MC Int 1,165
MC Float 1,266
MC Mixed 1209
182% 1,213 Pts
Poor: 98%
This bench: 126%
Great: 124%
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 (93rd percentile)
137% Outstanding
Lighting 422
Reflection 386
Parallax 458
135% 422 fps
MRender 254
Gravity 430
Splatting 265
138% 316 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 137%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$45
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 82 79 81 79 82 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
54.6% Above average
Read 135
Write 104
Mixed 122
SusWrite 80.1
25% 110 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 32
131% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 90
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 92.3
71% 96.2 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 54.6%
Great: 74%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
109GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 56 58 58 55 60 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 75% Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$68
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
MC Read 35.8
MC Write 36.3
MC Mixed 27
94% 33 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 35.6
SC Mixed 29.5
79% 27.6 GB/s
Latency 50.6
79% 50.6 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 93.5%
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 7,300 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 122%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 141%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 122%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 148% - Outstanding Total price: $1,150
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $350Nvidia GTX 1070 $400Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $104
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $127Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $250Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $103
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X $200Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $68SanDisk Extreme 64GB $45
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $612SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $78SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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