Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 116%
Workstation 100%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 84.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics96.5% 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 Drive242% 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 (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory27.3 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 21:10
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 (4th percentile)
84.9% Excellent
Memory 87.6
1-Core 107
2-Core 223
80% 139 Pts
4-Core 441
8-Core 849
80% 645 Pts
64-Core 853
57% 853 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$334
Gigabyte(1458 37D9) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2295 MHz, MLim: 4020 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
Lighting 373
Reflection 318
Parallax 373
98% 355 fps
MRender 330
Gravity 329
Splatting 205
97% 288 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 96.5%
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: 1245 308 309 308 309 308 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
242% Outstanding
Read 2,222
Write 1,452
Mixed 1,054
SusWrite 464
287% 1,298 MB/s
4K Read 55.9
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 72.8
248% 87.3 MB/s
DQ Read 980
DQ Write 1,162
DQ Mixed 1,011
779% 1,051 MB/s
Poor: 157%
This bench: 242%
Great: 271%
WD Black 4TB (2016)-$174
3.5TB free
Firmware: 81.H0A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 198 200 200 196 205 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 200
Mixed 81
SusWrite 200
123% 168 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 0.8
193% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 113%
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 (37th percentile)
77.1% Very good
MC Read 28.6
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 24.2
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 30.6
SC Mixed 22.7
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 70
57% 70 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 111%
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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 25,009 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 106%
Desktop 133%
Workstation 114%

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,133
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