Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 85.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics88.5% 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 Drive240% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory27.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180920
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 21 '19 at 21:06
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$340
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Memory 89.7
1-Core 112
2-Core 222
82% 141 Pts
4-Core 438
8-Core 837
79% 637 Pts
64-Core 836
56% 836 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$334
Gigabyte(1458 37D9) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2310 MHz, MLim: 4020 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
88.5% Excellent
Lighting 377
Reflection 324
Parallax 7.4
99% 236 fps
MRender 288
Gravity 304
Splatting 189
88% 260 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$83
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1234 304 308 309 310 310 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
240% Outstanding
Read 2,213
Write 1,459
Mixed 1,079
SusWrite 462
289% 1,304 MB/s
4K Read 54.6
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 71.1
244% 85.9 MB/s
DQ Read 971
DQ Write 1,168
DQ Mixed 996
771% 1,045 MB/s
Poor: 160%
This bench: 240%
Great: 277%
WD Black 4TB (2016)-$174
3.5TB free
Firmware: 81.H0A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 197 202 200 196 205 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 202
Write 187
Mixed 74.7
SusWrite 201
121% 166 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 0.8
196% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 115%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
77.2% Very good
MC Read 28.6
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 24.2
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 30.6
SC Mixed 23.1
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 67.6
59% 67.6 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 11,119 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,218
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