Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190729
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateNov 17 '19 at 09:20
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 319
113% 240 Pts
4-Core 637
8-Core 933
101% 785 Pts
64-Core 936
63% 936 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 112%
Great: 106%
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 (95th percentile)
61.1% Good
Lighting 226
Reflection 187
Parallax 296
59% 236 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 227
Splatting 134
62% 170 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 62%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
382GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 468 423 317 318 320 319 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 478
Mixed 459
SusWrite 361
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 99.6
4K Mixed 56.8
194% 67.1 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 354
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 119%
Great: 130%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
721GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 194 192 189 195 195 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
Read 125
Write 117
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 192
83% 116 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2
373% 2.83 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 112%
Seagate BUP Slim 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: 0004
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 104 109 110 111 110 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
54.5% Above average
Read 81
Write 93.7
Mixed 81.8
SusWrite 109
68% 91.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.3
92% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 54.5%
Great: 71%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$98
692GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 151 151 146 152 152 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
80.3% Excellent
Read 128
Write 101
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 150
74% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2
368% 2.8 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 110%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$98
545GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 156 156 153 157 158 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
68.1% Good
Read 79.8
Write 96.3
Mixed 28.5
SusWrite 156
65% 90.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.9
353% 2.73 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 68.1%
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 way above expectations (89th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 42.1
MC Write 40.3
MC Mixed 29.1
106% 37.2 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 38.3
SC Mixed 32.3
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 47
85% 47 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 105%
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 15,485 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $176

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,097
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