Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 117%
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Desktop
Desktop 158%
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Workstation
Workstation 140%
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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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 119%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics104% 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 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 Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-8700K-$365
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
119% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 154
SC Mixed 146
118% 148 Pts
QC Int 572
QC Float 592
QC Mixed 590
132% 585 Pts
MC Int 1,058
MC Float 1,271
MC Mixed 1,179
175% 1,169 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 119%
Great: 123%
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 (79th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 331
Reflection 297
Parallax 358
105% 329 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 300
Splatting 213
103% 238 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 104%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$115
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 (80th 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: 216%
This bench: 315%
Great: 337%
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$53
233GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 492 493 395 296 297 296 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th 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: 74%
This bench: 129%
Great: 127%
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: 51%
This bench: 38.2%
Great: 92%
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 (87th 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-$42
931GB free
Firmware: CC62
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 184 184 169 165 185 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th 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: 44%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 112%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
409GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 134 134 134 140 140 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st 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: 53%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 108%
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 (75th 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: 71%
This bench: 104%
Great: 121%
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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 6,297 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 121%
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Desktop
Desktop 140%
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Workstation
Workstation 121%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $183

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 139% - Outstanding Total price: $1,275
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $144Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $100
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X $280Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $639SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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