Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 160%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 142%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics115% 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 Drive358% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190410
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 09 '19 at 03:42
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-9900K-$520
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
99% Outstanding
1-Core 144
2-Core 282
101% 213 Pts
4-Core 556
8-Core 1,034
99% 795 Pts
64-Core 1,482
100% 1,482 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 99%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$695
Gigabyte(1458 37B3) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Lighting 482
Reflection 381
Parallax 465
127% 443 fps
MRender 346
Gravity 403
Splatting 222
115% 324 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 115%
Great: 133%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$149
387GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2084 2107 2155 2184 2152 2006 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
358% Outstanding
Read 2,483
Write 2,190
Mixed 1352
SusWrite 2,115
457% 2,035 MB/s
4K Read 49.6
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 69.3
234% 83.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,380
DQ Write 1,194
DQ Mixed 1,241
943% 1,272 MB/s
Poor: 225%
This bench: 358%
Great: 391%
Seagate ST32000641AS 2TB-$90
2TB free
Firmware: CC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 132 134 132 132 134 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
76.4% Very good
Read 136
Write 138
Mixed 66
SusWrite 130
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 74%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
64% Good
MC Read 22.5
MC Write 25.1
MC Mixed 20.4
65% 22.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 22.8
SC Mixed 16.4
52% 18 GB/s
Latency 69.6
58% 69.6 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 64%
Great: 111%
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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 16,636 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $172

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,132
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