Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 104%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 112%, 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.
Boot Drive134% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory29.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180814
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 12 '19 at 08:06
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-9700K-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
112% Outstanding
1-Core 159
2-Core 318
112% 239 Pts
4-Core 633
8-Core 1,226
115% 930 Pts
64-Core 1,207
81% 1,207 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 112%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$550
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Lighting 466
Reflection 383
Parallax 476
121% 442 fps
MRender 387
Gravity 392
Splatting 245
109% 341 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 115%
Great: 121%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$130
831GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 476 460 483 490 490 489 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 487
Mixed 460
SusWrite 481
110% 486 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 62.9
219% 80.6 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 354
265% 353 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 134%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 41.3
MC Write 42.3
MC Mixed 32.6
111% 38.7 GB/s
SC Read 23.4
SC Write 45
SC Mixed 31
95% 33.1 GB/s
Latency 50.5
79% 50.5 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 109%
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 9,670 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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