Asus ROG STRIX Z390-E GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (24th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 76 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 86.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics92% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus ROG STRIX Z390-E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory27 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190410
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 10 '19 at 20:58
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (24th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700K-$360
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
86.1% Excellent
1-Core 127
2-Core 253
89% 190 Pts
4-Core 478
8-Core 766
79% 622 Pts
64-Core 1,006
68% 1,006 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
92% Outstanding
Lighting 336
Reflection 299
Parallax 300
88% 312 fps
MRender 210
Gravity 347
Splatting 216
93% 258 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 92%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$73
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,322
Write 1,222
Mixed 1,250
351% 1598 MB/s
4K Read 56.8
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 72.8
250% 87.4 MB/s
DQ Read 975
DQ Write 910
DQ Mixed 930
701% 938 MB/s
Poor: 170% Great: 275%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$59
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 164 163 163 163 163 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
85.4% Excellent
Read 135
Write 122
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 163
91% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB-$227
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
MC Read 34.7
MC Write 35.8
MC Mixed 28.3
94% 32.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 38
SC Mixed 27.5
80% 28.1 GB/s
Latency 54.4
74% 54.4 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 93.1%
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 ROG STRIX Z390-E GAMING Builds (Compare 17,772 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 137%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 126%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z390-E GAMING - $227

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,528
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HDDRAMUSB
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