Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics68.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive73.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190318
Uptime5.1 Days
Run DateNov 19 '19 at 04:03
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-$200
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
1-Core 128
2-Core 254
90% 191 Pts
4-Core 452
8-Core 597
69% 525 Pts
64-Core 620
42% 620 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$272
Zotac(19DA 3527) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
68.6% Good
Lighting 278
Reflection 223
Parallax 273
73% 258 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 242
Splatting 168
69% 205 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$22
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61K1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 101 57 48 57 64 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
73.8% Very good
Read 483
Write 338
Mixed 323
SusWrite 86.6
68% 308 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 70.6
4K Mixed 29.1
123% 43.9 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 182
163% 242 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 78%
Kingston A400 120GB-$22
1GB free
Firmware: 03090004
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
Read 127
Write 130
Mixed 9.8
20% 88.9 MB/s
4K Read 5.6
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 4.2
16% 4.9 MB/s
Poor: 38% Great: 78%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$59
1TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 180 181 181 181 181 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 108
Mixed 77.5
SusWrite 180
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 102%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
MC Read 37.4
MC Write 35.4
MC Mixed 28.8
97% 33.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 34.2
SC Mixed 29.2
80% 27.9 GB/s
Latency 51.2
78% 51.2 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 95.4%
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 13,039 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $103

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,001
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