Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 146%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 121%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 112%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics72% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive293% 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 (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory16.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190129
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateMay 22 '19 at 15:01
Run Duration248 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-$375
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
112% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 529
QC Float 597
QC Mixed 554
127% 560 Pts
MC Int 998
MC Float 1,141
MC Mixed 1,060
159% 1,067 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 112%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
Asus(1043 8618) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
72% Very good
Lighting 224
Reflection 200
Parallax 214
68% 213 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 213
Splatting 163
75% 174 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 72%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$100
276GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 456 466 470 478 484 477 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 464
Write 477
Mixed 367
SusWrite 472
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 40.8
4K Write 97.5
4K Mixed 55.8
185% 64.7 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 354
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 121%
Great: 136%
Samsung PM981 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB
488GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3L2QEXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1485 1157 1075 1039 1046 1000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
293% Outstanding
Read 2,168
Write 2,118
Mixed 1,615
SusWrite 1,134
394% 1,759 MB/s
4K Read 54.7
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 76.1
253% 89.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,446
DQ Write 1,184
DQ Mixed 1,282
969% 1,304 MB/s
Poor: 152%
This bench: 293%
Great: 318%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$74
433GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 88 89 88 90 88 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
55.6% Above average
Read 105
Write 79
Mixed 67.2
SusWrite 88.6
63% 84.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
188% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 55.6%
Great: 91%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$74
423GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 54 41 41 29 48 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
42.8% Average
Read 107
Write 43.2
Mixed 26
SusWrite 42.2
40% 54.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.2
40% 0.27 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 42.8%
Great: 91%
Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB-$80
257GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 105 105 106 108 102 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
56.4% Above average
Read 91
Write 103
Mixed 50.2
SusWrite 105
64% 87.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
122% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 73%
SMI USB DISK 32GB
25GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 14 11 11 11 11 11 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
8.6% Terrible
Read 23
Write 21.3
Mixed 22
SusWrite 11.6
26% 19.5 MB/s
4K Read 3.8
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 1.1
72% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 8.6%
Great: 27%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
75.9% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 24.3
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 28.3
SC Mixed 22.8
64% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 110%
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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 6,558 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 122%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 121%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $183

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 143% - Outstanding Total price: $1,208
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