Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 118%
Desktop 122%
Workstation 104%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 97.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics136% 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 Drive205% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory26.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190729
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '19 at 09:19
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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-$375
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
1-Core 142
2-Core 287
101% 214 Pts
4-Core 549
8-Core 1,099
101% 824 Pts
64-Core 922
62% 922 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$724
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
136% Outstanding
Lighting 552
Reflection 446
Parallax 566
145% 521 fps
MRender 419
Gravity 479
Splatting 260
137% 386 fps
Poor: 100%
This bench: 136%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX6000 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB
934GB free
Firmware: V9001b31 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 602 759 975 998 993 985 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
212% Outstanding
Read 1,913
Write 1,008
Mixed 907
SusWrite 885
261% 1,178 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 48.2
192% 72 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 718
DQ Mixed 482
376% 504 MB/s
Poor: 132%
This bench: 212%
Great: 239%
Adata XPG SX6000 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB
685GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9001b31 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 607 765 977 1001 997 986 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
205% Outstanding
Read 1,830
Write 971
Mixed 828
SusWrite 889
251% 1,129 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 50.4
182% 68 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 695
DQ Mixed 452
353% 470 MB/s
Poor: 132%
This bench: 205%
Great: 239%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2933 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
73.6% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 23.6
76% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 24.9
SC Mixed 21.5
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 73.6
54% 73.6 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 132%
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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 15,150 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 108%
Desktop 135%
Workstation 111%

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,105
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