Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics123% 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 Drive114% 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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory27.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190606
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 17 '19 at 02:19
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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-$349
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
78.1% Very good
1-Core 112
2-Core 222
79% 167 Pts
4-Core 444
8-Core 794
77% 619 Pts
64-Core 819
55% 819 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$650
Gigabyte(1458 37C5) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
123% Outstanding
Lighting 497
Reflection 423
Parallax 498
128% 473 fps
MRender 383
Gravity 436
Splatting 254
116% 358 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 123%
Great: 135%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
391GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 300 299 358 359 359 360 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 475
Mixed 442
SusWrite 339
99% 441 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 96.3
4K Mixed 55.4
184% 64.3 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 355
267% 357 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 114%
Great: 130%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$50
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 194 215 219 218 219 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 65% Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$170
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 40.3
MC Write 40.1
MC Mixed 32.6
108% 37.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 37.9
SC Mixed 27.1
80% 28.1 GB/s
Latency 57.8
69% 57.8 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 103%
Great: 108%
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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 11,709 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $171

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,125
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