Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 119%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics140% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive299% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190606
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateNov 21 '19 at 12:56
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User CYP-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-9900KF-$499
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
79.6% Very good
1-Core 111
2-Core 246
82% 178 Pts
4-Core 453
8-Core 929
85% 691 Pts
64-Core 1,177
79% 1,177 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$720
Nvidia(10DE 1E81) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 432.0
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
140% Outstanding
Lighting 559
Reflection 456
Parallax 601
147% 539 fps
MRender 432
Gravity 490
Splatting 257
140% 393 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 140%
Great: 141%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$80
426GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2129 618 617 614 614 614 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
299% Outstanding
Read 2,447
Write 2,252
Mixed 1,339
SusWrite 868
385% 1,726 MB/s
4K Read 63.7
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 84.2
280% 97.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,460
DQ Write 1,275
DQ Mixed 1354
1,019% 1,363 MB/s
Poor: 196%
This bench: 299%
Great: 318%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
MC Read 37.8
MC Write 36.8
MC Mixed 26.5
96% 33.7 GB/s
SC Read 23.8
SC Write 43.5
SC Mixed 32.5
95% 33.3 GB/s
Latency 49.5
81% 49.5 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 97.8%
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 12,788 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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