Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 152%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics82.6% 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 Drive315% 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)
Memory27.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190104
Uptime2.5 Days
Run DateMay 22 '19 at 14:48
Run Duration254 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700K-$369
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
103% Outstanding
1-Core 146
2-Core 296
104% 221 Pts
4-Core 590
8-Core 885
95% 738 Pts
64-Core 1,179
79% 1,179 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$480
Asus(1043 8548) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1621 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
82.6% Excellent
Lighting 331
Reflection 297
Parallax 358
87% 329 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 300
Splatting 213
77% 238 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$98
341GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2103 901 808 805 806 807 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
315% Outstanding
Read 2,621
Write 2,393
Mixed 1,688
SusWrite 1,038
433% 1,935 MB/s
4K Read 62.4
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 81.7
268% 91.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,537
DQ Write 1,336
DQ Mixed 1,409
1,064% 1,427 MB/s
Poor: 218%
This bench: 315%
Great: 339%
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$51
233GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 492 493 395 296 297 296 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 488
Mixed 460
SusWrite 378
104% 460 MB/s
4K Read 49.2
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 64.9
224% 79.6 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 349
263% 352 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 129%
Great: 129%
Kingston SQ500S37240G 240GB
107GB free
Firmware: SBFKB1E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 291 215 220 218 213 226 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
38.2% Below average
Read 268
Write 98.7
Mixed 85
SusWrite 230
38% 170 MB/s
4K Read 12.8
4K Write 19.6
4K Mixed 9.7
42% 14 MB/s
DQ Read 14.7
DQ Write 15.8
DQ Mixed 14.6
11% 15 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 38.2%
Great: 90%
SanDisk X110 SATA M.2 256GB
71GB free
Firmware: X232112
SusWrite @10s intervals: 446 447 445 444 444 413 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
Read 300
Write 411
Mixed 6.5
SusWrite 440
65% 289 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 50.8
4K Mixed 36.1
122% 39.8 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 39.9
81% 170 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 94%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$35
931GB free
Firmware: CC62
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 184 184 169 165 185 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Read 144
Write 103
Mixed 79.8
SusWrite 173
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 113%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
409GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 134 134 134 140 140 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Read 162
Write 89.2
Mixed 77.7
SusWrite 136
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
211% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 39.3
MC Write 39.4
MC Mixed 31.4
105% 36.7 GB/s
SC Read 23.3
SC Write 44.2
SC Mixed 31.8
95% 33.1 GB/s
Latency 50
80% 50 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 104%
Great: 113%
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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 11,968 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $171

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,116
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HDDRAMUSB
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