Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 158%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 140%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 108%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics103% 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.
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)
Memory14.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190902
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 01 '19 at 00:20
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-9900K-$520
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
108% Outstanding
1-Core 154
2-Core 309
109% 232 Pts
4-Core 616
8-Core 1,171
111% 894 Pts
64-Core 1672
112% 1672 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$400
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.8
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 404
Reflection 326
Parallax 412
106% 381 fps
MRender 379
Gravity 345
Splatting 236
104% 320 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 103%
Great: 107%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$106
210GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2141 765 765 781 794 787 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
352% Outstanding
Read 2,692
Write 2,504
Mixed 1,930
SusWrite 1,006
455% 2,033 MB/s
4K Read 74.8
4K Write 224
4K Mixed 107
368% 135 MB/s
DQ Read 1,637
DQ Write 1,465
DQ Mixed 1,482
1,130% 1,528 MB/s
Poor: 199%
This bench: 352%
Great: 334%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 38.5
MC Write 41.9
MC Mixed 26.9
102% 35.8 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 50.8
SC Mixed 34.2
103% 36.1 GB/s
Latency 50.7
79% 50.7 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 104%
Great: 113%
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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 16,775 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 133%
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Workstation
Workstation 110%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $172

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,140
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