Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics91.8% 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 Drive284% 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)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190410
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 17 '19 at 21:16
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700K-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
1-Core 144
2-Core 281
100% 212 Pts
4-Core 481
8-Core 871
84% 676 Pts
64-Core 1,057
71% 1,057 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$340
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 431.70
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
Lighting 372
Reflection 309
Parallax 360
96% 347 fps
MRender 292
Gravity 318
Splatting 206
87% 272 fps
Poor: 75%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$90
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 767 654 630 609 615 611 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
284% Outstanding
Read 2,511
Write 1,838
Mixed 1,287
SusWrite 648
349% 1,571 MB/s
4K Read 63.6
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 83.8
277% 95.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,385
DQ Write 1,195
DQ Mixed 1,274
959% 1,285 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 284%
Great: 324%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$64
608GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 193 197 198 197 197 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 154
Mixed 75.7
SusWrite 196
107% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 102%
Great: 116%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$75
930GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 144 145 147 147 146 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Read 156
Write 127
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 145
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.6
109% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$73
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
MC Read 39.4
MC Write 36.5
MC Mixed 27
98% 34.3 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 38.1
SC Mixed 32
89% 31.1 GB/s
Latency 48.2
83% 48.2 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 109%
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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 9,833 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,140
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HDDRAMUSB
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