Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 97.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics108% 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. How to reduce background CPU.
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 as expected (47th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700K-$370
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
97.6% Outstanding
Memory 92.9
1-Core 142
2-Core 273
96% 169 Pts
4-Core 548
8-Core 1,015
97% 782 Pts
64-Core 1,015
68% 1,015 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 97.6%
Great: 106%
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 below potential (65th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
108% Outstanding
Lighting 402
Reflection 306
Parallax 378
106% 362 fps
MRender 350
Gravity 377
Splatting 229
109% 319 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 108%
Great: 117%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$127
890GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 383 469 478 439 454 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th 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: 79%
This bench: 118%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$90
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
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: 59%
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.

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 24,582 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $189

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,173
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