Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 84.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics14.8% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive217% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190410
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 27 '19 at 01:17
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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-$145
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
84.4% Excellent
1-Core 122
2-Core 243
86% 183 Pts
4-Core 477
8-Core 701
76% 589 Pts
64-Core 690
46% 690 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon RX550/550
Gigabyte(1458 22FE) 2GB
CLim: 1183 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 19.9.2
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
14.8% Very poor
Lighting 55.5
Reflection 79.6
Parallax 68.4
15% 67.8 fps
MRender 60.4
Gravity 47.5
Splatting 77.4
15% 61.8 fps
Poor: 13%
This bench: 14.8%
Great: 15%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$70
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1268 397 389 405 406 408 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
217% Outstanding
Read 2,439
Write 1978
Mixed 1,317
SusWrite 546
349% 1,570 MB/s
4K Read 62.9
4K Write 57.1
4K Mixed 55
196% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,009
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 300
293% 491 MB/s
Poor: 165%
This bench: 217%
Great: 288%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$63
713GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 152 146 152 152 153 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
86% Excellent
Read 149
Write 134
Mixed 34.3
SusWrite 151
85% 117 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.5
142% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 86%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2C3600C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
114% Outstanding
MC Read 44.5
MC Write 47.3
MC Mixed 31.7
118% 41.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 44.1
SC Mixed 30.1
91% 31.8 GB/s
Latency 49.8
80% 49.8 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 114%
Great: 114%
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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 12,788 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $103

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,001
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