Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 141%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 167%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 149%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics164% 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 Drive352% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory28.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190129
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateOct 22 '19 at 01:59
Run Duration256 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
105% Outstanding
1-Core 151
2-Core 298
106% 225 Pts
4-Core 595
8-Core 1,175
109% 885 Pts
64-Core 1,165
78% 1,165 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 105%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,100
EVGA(3842 2382) ≥ 4GB; 11G-P4-2382-KR, EVGA XC Gaming
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
164% Outstanding
Lighting 614
Reflection 571
Parallax 764
165% 650 fps
MRender 547
Gravity 621
Splatting 317
161% 495 fps
Poor: 99%
This bench: 164%
Great: 183%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$98
895GB free
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1092 1127 1493 1490 1488 1327 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
267% Outstanding
Read 1,426
Write 1,475
Mixed 1,024
SusWrite 1,336
296% 1,315 MB/s
4K Read 55.6
4K Write 201
4K Mixed 87.2
302% 115 MB/s
DQ Read 639
DQ Write 906
DQ Mixed 273
346% 606 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 267%
Great: 268%
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$134
333GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1753 1807 1846 1870 1855 1917 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
352% Outstanding
Read 2,333
Write 2,046
Mixed 1,291
SusWrite 1,841
421% 1,878 MB/s
4K Read 54.3
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 76.8
255% 90.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,473
DQ Write 1,527
DQ Mixed 1,586
1,169% 1,529 MB/s
Poor: 225%
This bench: 352%
Great: 395%
Intel 530 Series 240GB-$149
222GB free
Firmware: DC12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 166 176 165 175 176 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
Read 409
Write 193
Mixed 284
SusWrite 173
59% 265 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 38.8
152% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 147
135% 209 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 92%
OCZ Agility 3 120GB-$102
101GB free
Firmware: 2.06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 82 83 78 76 75 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
52.3% Above average
Read 162
Write 97
Mixed 128
SusWrite 79
26% 116 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 92.4
4K Mixed 27
120% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 97
DQ Mixed 96.2
75% 104 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 61%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
900GB free
Firmware: CC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 126 136 135 136 136 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
Read 173
Write 123
Mixed 81.2
SusWrite 131
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 115%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$69
620GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 58 59 59 61 60 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
33.9% Below average
Read 59
Write 63
Mixed 61.8
SusWrite 59
45% 60.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
126% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 33.9%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 41.3
MC Write 41.3
MC Mixed 32.8
110% 38.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 29.3
89% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 51.7
77% 51.7 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 107%
Great: 110%
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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 11,783 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $171

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $1,081
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