Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 153%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 99.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics97.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive323% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190129
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 03 '19 at 12:46
Run Duration205 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
1-Core 148
2-Core 290
103% 219 Pts
4-Core 564
8-Core 706
84% 635 Pts
64-Core 743
50% 743 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2265 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
97.3% Outstanding
Lighting 13.6
Reflection 269
Parallax 359
4% 214 fps
MRender 333
Gravity 352
Splatting 214
102% 299 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 97.3%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$80
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 935 657 659 657 576 511 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
323% Outstanding
Read 2,558
Write 2,336
Mixed 1,517
SusWrite 666
394% 1,769 MB/s
4K Read 69.8
4K Write 213
4K Mixed 99
346% 127 MB/s
DQ Read 1760
DQ Write 1,532
DQ Mixed 1,550
1,188% 1,614 MB/s
Poor: 193%
This bench: 323%
Great: 320%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
48GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 382 220 219 126 75 71 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 481
Mixed 421
SusWrite 182
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 57.7
206% 75 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 220
202% 310 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 111%
Great: 117%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 110 112 112 112 111 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
69.1% Good
Read 130
Write 124
Mixed 74.7
SusWrite 111
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
185% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 39.4
MC Write 39.8
MC Mixed 29.2
103% 36.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.8
SC Write 39.7
SC Mixed 29.8
88% 30.8 GB/s
Latency 50.7
79% 50.7 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
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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 13,220 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 - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,142
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HDDRAMUSB
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