Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 156%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 136%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 95.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics116% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory8.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190410
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 20 '19 at 06:26
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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-$499
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
1-Core 143
2-Core 273
98% 208 Pts
4-Core 528
8-Core 966
93% 747 Pts
64-Core 1,447
97% 1,447 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$685
Gigabyte(1458 37B3) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 468
Reflection 386
Parallax 467
123% 440 fps
MRender 356
Gravity 405
Splatting 232
116% 331 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 116%
Great: 132%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$170
364GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1955 1978 2040 2062 2042 2047 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
358% Outstanding
Read 2503
Write 2,067
Mixed 1,277
SusWrite 2,020
441% 1,967 MB/s
4K Read 52.9
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 72.3
245% 87.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,429
DQ Write 1,218
DQ Mixed 1,290
976% 1,312 MB/s
Poor: 228%
This bench: 358%
Great: 398%
Seagate ST32000641AS 2TB-$99
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 129 131 131 131 131 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
75.3% Very good
Read 132
Write 133
Mixed 63
SusWrite 130
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 75%
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 (13th percentile)
70.9% Very good
MC Read 25.9
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 21.6
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 27.3
SC Mixed 22
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 70.9%
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 18,506 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,119
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