Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 104%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics18.7% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive239% 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.
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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory28.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190729
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 19 '19 at 16:10
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-9700K-$360
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
102% Outstanding
1-Core 146
2-Core 285
102% 216 Pts
4-Core 580
8-Core 1,134
106% 857 Pts
64-Core 1,141
77% 1,141 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750-Ti-$110
CLim: 1333 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 432.0
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
18.7% Very poor
Lighting 60.1
Reflection 44.2
Parallax 63.2
16% 55.8 fps
MRender 53
Gravity 67.8
Splatting 39.1
19% 53.3 fps
Poor: 17%
This bench: 18.7%
Great: 21%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB
395GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1203 1036 682 587 589 591 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
239% Outstanding
Read 1,673
Write 1,640
Mixed 122
SusWrite 781
234% 1,054 MB/s
4K Read 59
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 80.1
270% 95.3 MB/s
DQ Read 762
DQ Write 1,042
DQ Mixed 346
417% 716 MB/s
Poor: 147%
This bench: 239%
Great: 273%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$61
175GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 336 301 302 302 302 302 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 464
Mixed 385
SusWrite 307
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 93.1
4K Mixed 57.2
192% 65.3 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 353
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 114%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$59
931GB free
Firmware: JC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 122 123 122 122 118 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
66.7% Good
Read 112
Write 104
Mixed 60
SusWrite 120
73% 99.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
178% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2C3200C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 40.7
MC Write 41.4
MC Mixed 34.2
111% 38.8 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 45.1
SC Mixed 31.9
96% 33.6 GB/s
Latency 52.6
76% 52.6 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 109%
Great: 108%
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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 12,830 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $103

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