Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 99.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics76.8% 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 Drive124% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
12 months ago, 12 months ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190129
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateSep 12 '19 at 08:15
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%
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 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700K-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
Memory 93.3
1-Core 142
2-Core 284
98% 173 Pts
4-Core 570
8-Core 1,032
100% 801 Pts
64-Core 1,084
73% 1,084 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
76.8% Very good
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 306
38% 197 fps
MRender 196
Gravity 291
Splatting 229
79% 238 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$130
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 417 395 455 453 462 459 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 484
Mixed 454
SusWrite 440
106% 472 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 57.6
194% 68.4 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 354
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 124%
Great: 134%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$30
289GB free
Firmware: CC38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 115 115 114 111 112 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
65.8% Good
Read 116
Write 112
Mixed 70
SusWrite 113
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
74.7% Very good
MC Read 28.6
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 21.2
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 28.6
SC Mixed 22.2
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 74.7%
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 14,487 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,150
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