Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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.
Graphics61% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive120% 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)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190729
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateNov 17 '19 at 05:57
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600K-$193
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Memory 97.1
1-Core 161
2-Core 314
107% 191 Pts
4-Core 606
8-Core 875
96% 741 Pts
64-Core 862
58% 862 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 105%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$170
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.9.3
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
61% Good
Lighting 222
Reflection 186
Parallax 329
58% 245 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 227
Splatting 135
62% 171 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 61%
Great: 62%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$67
382GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 465 470 468 438 320 320 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 479
Mixed 452
SusWrite 414
104% 463 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 93
4K Mixed 55.6
186% 64.1 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 352
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 120%
Great: 131%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$63
721GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 193 195 193 195 194 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 130
Mixed 28.5
SusWrite 193
96% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2
368% 2.8 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 108%
Great: 110%
Seagate BUP Slim 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: 0004
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 104 109 110 112 109 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
54.2% Above average
Read 80
Write 92.2
Mixed 78.5
SusWrite 109
67% 89.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.3
82% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 54.2%
Great: 69%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$99
692GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 151 149 152 150 151 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
74.8% Very good
Read 108
Write 125
Mixed 31.3
SusWrite 151
75% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 2
367% 2.77 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 109%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$99
545GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 157 156 157 157 156 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
68.7% Good
Read 81.5
Write 108
Mixed 28.5
SusWrite 157
68% 93.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.9
353% 2.73 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$59
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
99% Outstanding
MC Read 39.5
MC Write 37.2
MC Mixed 28.8
100% 35.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 35.2
SC Mixed 29.9
83% 29 GB/s
Latency 50
80% 50 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 99%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 13,857 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $1,153
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