Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 148%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 109%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics116% 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 Drive281% 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
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190902
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '19 at 16:32
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-9600K-$195
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
109% Outstanding
1-Core 156
2-Core 310
110% 233 Pts
4-Core 622
8-Core 874
97% 748 Pts
64-Core 925
62% 925 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 109%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
Gigabyte(1458 36FD) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2651 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 456
Reflection 400
Parallax 435
120% 430 fps
MRender 249
Gravity 442
Splatting 269
117% 320 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 116%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$80
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 400 270 268 267 262 261 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
281% Outstanding
Read 2,501
Write 1,466
Mixed 1,075
SusWrite 288
294% 1,332 MB/s
4K Read 70.7
4K Write 222
4K Mixed 97.5
350% 130 MB/s
DQ Read 980
DQ Write 1,508
DQ Mixed 1,015
833% 1,168 MB/s
Poor: 163%
This bench: 281%
Great: 277%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$59
355GB free
Firmware: JC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 107 106 108 109 107 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
59.3% Above average
Read 99.9
Write 90.9
Mixed 56.6
SusWrite 107
65% 88.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.7
128% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 69%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$76
539GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 173 172 171 171 172 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Read 149
Write 132
Mixed 28.1
SusWrite 172
87% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2
364% 2.77 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 110%
Toshiba DT01ABA200V 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: MZ4OABC0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 101 103 105 104 104 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
69.7% Good
Read 139
Write 143
Mixed 30.8
SusWrite 103
75% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.4
106% 1 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 41.5
MC Write 41.7
MC Mixed 29.3
107% 37.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 37
SC Mixed 30.9
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 47
85% 47 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 105%
Great: 104%
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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 12,108 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $178

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,129
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