Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics115% 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.
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)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190606
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 11 '19 at 19:10
Run Duration183 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 (68th percentile)
103% Outstanding
1-Core 146
2-Core 291
103% 218 Pts
4-Core 578
8-Core 1,116
105% 847 Pts
64-Core 1,585
106% 1,585 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$550
MSI(1462 C729) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.15
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Lighting 472
Reflection 383
Parallax 506
124% 454 fps
MRender 374
Gravity 378
Splatting 237
105% 330 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 115%
Great: 121%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$110
422GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,500
Write 2,280
Mixed 1,594
472% 2,125 MB/s
4K Read 57.5
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 79.4
266% 94 MB/s
DQ Read 1,276
DQ Write 1,032
DQ Mixed 1,137
856% 1,148 MB/s
Poor: 195% Great: 335%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$130
386GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 504
Write 475
Mixed 436
105% 472 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 97.8
4K Mixed 54.2
179% 63.4 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 341
260% 353 MB/s
Poor: 83% Great: 134%
Generic USB Flash Disk 32GB
29GB free, PID null
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 15
Write 12.2
Mixed 4.2
12% 10.5 MB/s
4K Read 2.7
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0
20% 1 MB/s
Poor: 4% Great: 11%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$94
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.1% Very good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 26.4
MC Mixed 19.8
71% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 22.8
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 71.1%
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 9,659 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,148
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