Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 139%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 129%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 90.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics99.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive324% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory26.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190410
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 20 '19 at 02:18
Run Duration196 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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-$479
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
1-Core 127
2-Core 254
90% 191 Pts
4-Core 508
8-Core 1,001
93% 755 Pts
64-Core 1,328
89% 1,328 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
EVGA(3842 6178) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
Lighting 300
Reflection 300
Parallax 310
94% 303 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 291
Splatting 236
104% 244 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$170
887GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2112 2124 1181 1168 1156 1168 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
324% Outstanding
Read 2,471
Write 2,270
Mixed 1493
SusWrite 1485
432% 1,930 MB/s
4K Read 57.7
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 80
261% 90.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,290
DQ Write 1,099
DQ Mixed 1,156
877% 1,182 MB/s
Poor: 218%
This bench: 324%
Great: 359%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$97
489GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 140 139 141 141 139 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
85.9% Excellent
Read 159
Write 169
Mixed 90
SusWrite 140
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1
208% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 111%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$73
906GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 175 176 176 174 174 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 165
Mixed 98.7
SusWrite 175
115% 157 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
242% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 105%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$165
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
74.4% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 22.7
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 22.8
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 65.9
61% 65.9 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 111%
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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 8,599 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 137%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,147
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