Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 97%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics98.8% 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 Drive222% 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)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190410
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 07 '19 at 06:16
Run Duration223 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$195
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
97% Outstanding
Memory 92.8
1-Core 137
2-Core 274
95% 168 Pts
4-Core 546
8-Core 780
86% 663 Pts
64-Core 798
54% 798 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 97%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below potential (79th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
98.8% Outstanding
Lighting 386
Reflection 367
Parallax 418
101% 390 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 377
Splatting 246
99% 276 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$110
499GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1291 1289 1276 1011 103 287 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
222% Outstanding
Read 1,437
Write 1,450
Mixed 1,038
SusWrite 876
270% 1,200 MB/s
4K Read 52.6
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 71.4
247% 89.2 MB/s
DQ Read 624
DQ Write 917
DQ Mixed 270
344% 604 MB/s
Poor: 142%
This bench: 222%
Great: 264%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$130
104GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 451 449 454 471 472 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 483
Mixed 466
SusWrite 458
108% 480 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 99.9
4K Mixed 55.7
186% 65.3 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 354
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 122%
Great: 134%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
414GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 137 137 137 144 142 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
75.2% Very good
Read 123
Write 128
Mixed 72.3
SusWrite 139
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
130% 1 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 114%
Lexar JumpDrive 64GB
27GB free, PID 0700
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 66 65 64 66 66 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
45.6% Average
Read 210
Write 66.7
Mixed 68.7
SusWrite 65.5
115% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.4
24% 0.27 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 46%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$55
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
73% Very good
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 21.5
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 24.6
SC Mixed 21.8
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 73%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 14,559 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $1,150
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