Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (12th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 88 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 99.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics67.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive155% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 days ago, 5 days ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190318
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 01:12
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing way below expectations (12th 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-$355
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
SC Int 122
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 129
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 463
QC Float 493
QC Mixed 479
108% 478 Pts
MC Int 900
MC Float 1,002
MC Mixed 957
142% 953 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 123%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Gigabyte(1458 367C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
67.7% Good
Lighting 202
Reflection 179
Parallax 196
62% 192 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 201
Splatting 147
72% 167 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 86%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$209
440GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1027 1010 903 1020 1300 1206 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
155% Outstanding
Read 1,487
Write 1,337
Mixed 1,228
SusWrite 1,078
288% 1,283 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 28.5
4K Mixed 27
84% 26 MB/s
DQ Read 81.6
DQ Write 61.5
DQ Mixed 57.6
47% 66.9 MB/s
Poor: 232%
This bench: 155%
Great: 374%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$97
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
70.3% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 26.4
MC Mixed 20.2
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 24.7
SC Mixed 21
60% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 109%
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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 6,345 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 122%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 141%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 121%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $183

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 139% - Outstanding Total price: $1,280
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $355Nvidia GTX 1070 $335Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $85
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $139Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $213Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $100
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X $280Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $646SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $85SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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