Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 168%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 142%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 109%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics112% 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 Drive376% 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.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190902
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '19 at 02:51
Run Duration177 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$340
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
109% Outstanding
1-Core 157
2-Core 302
109% 229 Pts
4-Core 624
8-Core 1,193
112% 908 Pts
64-Core 1,191
80% 1,191 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 109%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Lighting 431
Reflection 336
Parallax 474
113% 414 fps
MRender 387
Gravity 402
Splatting 242
110% 344 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 112%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$134
337GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1093 1599 1953 1952 1992 1989 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
376% Outstanding
Read 2,757
Write 2,166
Mixed 1,362
SusWrite 1,763
450% 2,012 MB/s
4K Read 61.2
4K Write 173
4K Mixed 86.7
296% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 1,464
DQ Write 1,532
DQ Mixed 1565
1,158% 1,520 MB/s
Poor: 233%
This bench: 376%
Great: 400%
Samsung 850 Pro 128GB-$200
17GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 516
Write 479
Mixed 356
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 44.4
169% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 330
255% 349 MB/s
Poor: 72% Great: 118%
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$134
101GB free
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,764
Write 2,170
Mixed 1,293
459% 2,076 MB/s
4K Read 57.1
4K Write 196
4K Mixed 83.8
297% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 1386
DQ Write 1,598
DQ Mixed 1,600
1,175% 1,528 MB/s
Poor: 233% Great: 400%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 83 83 84 83 81 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
43.8% Average
Read 69.8
Write 51
Mixed 56.5
SusWrite 82.4
48% 64.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
161% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 87%
WD My Book 1230 4TB
539GB free, PID 1230
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 82
Write 84.3
Mixed 64.5
98% 76.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
92% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 15% Great: 59%
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 @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
MC Read 38.6
MC Write 39
MC Mixed 26.4
99% 34.7 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 37.5
SC Mixed 29.7
85% 29.7 GB/s
Latency 49.2
81% 49.2 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 105%
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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 11,969 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 109%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $171

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,116
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