Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 156%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 142%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPU's 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 Drive316% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190318
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 20 '19 at 14:40
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User IRL-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
102% Outstanding
1-Core 144
2-Core 289
102% 217 Pts
4-Core 576
8-Core 1,014
100% 795 Pts
64-Core 1,571
105% 1,571 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 102%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$650
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 541
Reflection 441
Parallax 579
142% 520 fps
MRender 390
Gravity 450
Splatting 249
118% 363 fps
Poor: 103%
This bench: 131%
Great: 135%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$70
428GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0118C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 997 1512 1800 1630 512 511 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
316% Outstanding
Read 2,605
Write 1879
Mixed 1,483
SusWrite 1,160
397% 1,782 MB/s
4K Read 61.4
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 84.3
280% 98.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,356
DQ Write 1,084
DQ Mixed 576
606% 1,005 MB/s
Poor: 168%
This bench: 316%
Great: 333%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$80
2TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 200 197 201 200 201 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 163
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 196
104% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.9
353% 2.73 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$100
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
MC Read 37.9
MC Write 36.8
MC Mixed 26.5
96% 33.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 43.2
SC Mixed 31.1
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 50
80% 50 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 97.4%
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 9,826 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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