Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 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 111%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics131% 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 Drive118% 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 (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181019
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 11 '19 at 22:56
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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-$362
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
111% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 148
SC Mixed 142
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 513
QC Float 581
QC Mixed 548
124% 547 Pts
MC Int 942
MC Float 1,105
MC Mixed 1,015
152% 1,021 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 111%
Great: 123%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 402
Reflection 306
Parallax 378
122% 362 fps
MRender 350
Gravity 377
Splatting 229
138% 319 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 131%
Great: 145%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$129
890GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 383 469 478 439 454 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 491
Write 471
Mixed 444
SusWrite 424
103% 458 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 96.5
4K Mixed 55.3
180% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 349
262% 350 MB/s
Poor: 88%
This bench: 118%
Great: 135%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$105
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
70.9% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 26.2
MC Mixed 20.9
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 25.8
SC Mixed 21
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 108%
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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 7,369 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 141%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 121%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 148% - Outstanding Total price: $1,150
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HDDRAMUSB
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