Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics55.7% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive229% 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)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190104
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 22 '19 at 15:05
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600K-$190
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
Memory 95.8
1-Core 144
2-Core 276
98% 172 Pts
4-Core 542
8-Core 675
80% 608 Pts
64-Core 777
52% 777 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$185
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.8.1
Performing below potential (62nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
55.7% Above average
Lighting 69.5
Reflection 70
Parallax 85.7
57% 75.1 fps
MRender 71.9
Gravity 70.2
Splatting 58.6
42% 66.9 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 55.7%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$109
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 613 284 281 286 280 279 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
229% Outstanding
Read 2,253
Write 1,467
Mixed 1106
SusWrite 337
285% 1,291 MB/s
4K Read 62.3
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 80.7
275% 96.3 MB/s
DQ Read 58.5
DQ Write 1,416
DQ Mixed 80.5
259% 518 MB/s
Poor: 169%
This bench: 229%
Great: 275%
Samsung 830 128GB-$109
31GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 192 206 225 226 223 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
67.5% Good
Read 490
Write 111
Mixed 179
SusWrite 208
54% 247 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 51.5
4K Mixed 24.2
95% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 215
DQ Write 66.8
DQ Mixed 81
75% 121 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 76%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$76
63GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 80 84 77 90 107 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
59.5% Above average
Read 118
Write 110
Mixed 77.7
SusWrite 89
73% 98.7 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
129% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 84%
Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB-$140
3TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 181 180 182 186 182 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 179
Mixed 69.7
SusWrite 182
112% 153 MB/s
4K Read 6.1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
421% 3.2 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 105%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury 2666 C16 2x8GB-$81
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
MC Read 34.4
MC Write 33.9
MC Mixed 24.4
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 29.1
SC Mixed 27.7
73% 25.6 GB/s
Latency 54.5
73% 54.5 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 97%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 18,921 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,164
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