Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 100%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics66.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive40.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190410
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 15 '19 at 21:59
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (48th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700K-$330
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Memory 96.9
1-Core 144
2-Core 280
99% 174 Pts
4-Core 560
8-Core 829
89% 694 Pts
64-Core 923
62% 923 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 100%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$329
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
66.9% Good
Lighting 268
Reflection 110
Parallax 284
70% 220 fps
MRender 180
Gravity 243
Splatting 141
67% 188 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
136GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 178 175 274 251 224 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
40.3% Average
Read 279
Write 332
Mixed 245
SusWrite 212
60% 267 MB/s
4K Read 13.8
4K Write 15.9
4K Mixed 15.2
49% 15 MB/s
DQ Read 19.6
DQ Write 17.7
DQ Mixed 18.5
14% 18.6 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 40.3%
Great: 123%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$35
929GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 150 152 175 191 187 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 165
Mixed 36.8
SusWrite 165
100% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.5
126% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 102%
Great: 107%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$113
847GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 124 132 145 150 152 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
81.2% Excellent
Read 146
Write 138
Mixed 91.7
SusWrite 136
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
196% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
MC Read 36.8
MC Write 36.7
MC Mixed 26
95% 33.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 40.6
SC Mixed 29
87% 30.6 GB/s
Latency 50.5
79% 50.5 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 104%
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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 24,345 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,165
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