Asus ROG STRIX Z390-I GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics58.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive292% 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus ROG STRIX Z390-I GAMING  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190311
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 21 '19 at 23:55
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-9600K-$219
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
72.4% Very good
1-Core 133
2-Core 255
92% 194 Pts
4-Core 398
8-Core 638
66% 518 Pts
64-Core 705
47% 705 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$270
EVGA(3842 6264) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
58.7% Above average
Lighting 237
Reflection 201
Parallax 214
60% 218 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 215
Splatting 167
57% 177 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$149
328GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1995 2098 2126 2152 2155 2131 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
292% Outstanding
Read 1,381
Write 1,360
Mixed 786
SusWrite 2,109
318% 1,409 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 60.6
204% 75.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,010
DQ Write 990
DQ Mixed 992
748% 998 MB/s
Poor: 260%
This bench: 292%
Great: 398%
PNY USB 2.0 FD 16GB
3GB free, PID 007a
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.8 8.2 8.1 8.1 8.1 7.8 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
5.27% Terrible
Read 16.8
Write 7
Mixed 7.2
SusWrite 8
12% 9.75 MB/s
4K Read 4.6
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
17% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.27%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR4 3000 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
64.8% Good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 23.1
MC Mixed 21.2
67% 23.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 18.6
SC Mixed 16.3
46% 16.2 GB/s
Latency 71.9
56% 71.9 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 107%
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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 ROG STRIX Z390-I GAMING Builds (Compare 1,741 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 133%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 133%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z390-I GAMING - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,969
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