Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 122%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 144%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 119%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 108%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics131% 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 Drive285% 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.
Very high background CPU (51%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190410
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 06 '19 at 18:52
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 51%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700K-$369
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
108% Outstanding
1-Core 155
2-Core 309
109% 232 Pts
4-Core 615
8-Core 992
102% 804 Pts
64-Core 1,224
82% 1,224 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 108%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 510
Reflection 483
Parallax 601
134% 531 fps
MRender 247
Gravity 507
Splatting 278
131% 344 fps
Poor: 113%
This bench: 131%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$90
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 891 586 580 566 561 544 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
285% Outstanding
Read 2512
Write 2,333
Mixed 1,434
SusWrite 621
385% 1,725 MB/s
4K Read 61.4
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 79.2
263% 89.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1542
DQ Write 1,364
DQ Mixed 1,434
1,080% 1,447 MB/s
Poor: 204%
This bench: 285%
Great: 326%
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
111GB free
Firmware: DXT0AB0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 129 128 128 129 129 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
73.7% Very good
Read 486
Write 130
Mixed 127
SusWrite 129
48% 218 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 19
125% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 48.8
83% 167 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 73%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
419GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 11,150
Write 10,221
Mixed 10,382
2,363% 10,584 MB/s
4K Read 912
4K Write 492
4K Mixed 556
2,355% 653 MB/s
DQ Read 2104
DQ Write 1,622
DQ Mixed 1,715
1,323% 1,814 MB/s
Poor: 81% Great: 135%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Flare X DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 40.2
MC Write 38.3
MC Mixed 28.1
102% 35.5 GB/s
SC Read 24
SC Write 39.8
SC Mixed 32.5
92% 32.1 GB/s
Latency 43.4
92% 43.4 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 102%
Great: 123%
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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 12,034 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 136%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $178

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,126
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