Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier
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 112%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics61.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive119% 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 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 06:19
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User USA-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 i5-9600K-$218
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
112% Outstanding
1-Core 162
2-Core 324
114% 243 Pts
4-Core 638
8-Core 930
101% 784 Pts
64-Core 918
62% 918 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 112%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$159
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.9.3
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
61.1% Good
Lighting 226
Reflection 186
Parallax 296
59% 236 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 227
Splatting 135
62% 171 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
381GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 469 475 383 322 317 320 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 476
Mixed 458
SusWrite 381
103% 458 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 95
4K Mixed 56.5
189% 65.2 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 353
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 119%
Great: 129%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
721GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 194 194 194 180 194 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
Read 143
Write 116
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 191
86% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 2
371% 2.8 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 112%
Seagate BUP Slim 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: 0004
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 107 109 110 110 110 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
53.5% Above average
Read 78.5
Write 78.5
Mixed 66.8
SusWrite 108
61% 82.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.4
106% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 53.5%
Great: 71%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$87
692GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 151 152 152 146 152 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
59.1% Above average
Read 54
Write 79.7
Mixed 31.5
SusWrite 151
57% 78.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 2.2
404% 2.93 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 110%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$87
545GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 157 156 158 154 158 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
70.8% Very good
Read 88.7
Write 103
Mixed 29.5
SusWrite 157
68% 94.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.9
357% 2.77 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 41.2
MC Write 39.6
MC Mixed 28.6
104% 36.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.5
SC Write 38.2
SC Mixed 32
89% 31.2 GB/s
Latency 48.5
82% 48.5 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
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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 15,249 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $176

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,133
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HDDRAMUSB
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