Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive298% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1862 x 1026 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190129
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 11 '19 at 23:50
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-9400F-$140
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
86% Excellent
1-Core 127
2-Core 248
89% 188 Pts
4-Core 487
8-Core 711
77% 599 Pts
64-Core 709
48% 709 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 86%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$102
243GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 853 868 872 870 851 830 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
298% Outstanding
Read 2,550
Write 2,221
Mixed 1,782
SusWrite 858
414% 1,853 MB/s
4K Read 62.6
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 84.3
277% 95.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,306
DQ Write 1,287
DQ Mixed 1,178
917% 1,257 MB/s
Poor: 215%
This bench: 298%
Great: 337%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 750GB (2010)-$50
634GB free
Firmware: 0001SDM5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 112 112 113 112 112 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
63% Good
Read 108
Write 81.3
Mixed 57.8
SusWrite 111
66% 89.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
134% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 63%
Great: 63%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$42
819GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 194 195 196 197 194 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 184
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 194
118% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
132% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 108%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D30CESTK.8FD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3001 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
MC Read 37.7
MC Write 37.5
MC Mixed 27.1
97% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 35.1
SC Mixed 29.3
81% 28.3 GB/s
Latency 54.1
74% 54.1 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 106%
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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 9,717 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,135
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $80
Intel Core i5-9600K $219Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $278Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $105
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $195Nvidia RTX 2060 $340Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $215
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $42Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $70SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $630SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $64Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $66SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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