Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 138%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 100%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics79.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive261% 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)
Memory25.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190902
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateNov 09 '19 at 18:32
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
100% Outstanding
1-Core 146
2-Core 290
103% 218 Pts
4-Core 560
8-Core 1,075
101% 818 Pts
64-Core 1,087
73% 1,087 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 100%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$369
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
79.5% Very good
Lighting 305
Reflection 293
Parallax 340
80% 313 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 294
Splatting 236
79% 245 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$166
606GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 977 1127 1091 1186 1122 1064 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
261% Outstanding
Read 1373
Write 2,306
Mixed 1,178
SusWrite 1,094
337% 1,488 MB/s
4K Read 55.7
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 74.3
242% 82.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,571
DQ Write 1,322
DQ Mixed 1,460
1,090% 1,451 MB/s
Poor: 216%
This bench: 261%
Great: 364%
WD Red 6TB (2014)-$180
2TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 166 168 170 170 169 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 152
Mixed 88.2
SusWrite 165
105% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
200% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 41.9
MC Write 41.2
MC Mixed 33.2
111% 38.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 45.8
SC Mixed 30.4
94% 32.9 GB/s
Latency 57
70% 57 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 108%
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 11,766 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $171

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,101
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