Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics79.2% 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 Drive79.6% 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)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190902
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 14 '19 at 19:51
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$370
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
78.9% Very good
1-Core 113
2-Core 225
79% 169 Pts
4-Core 449
8-Core 873
82% 661 Pts
64-Core 891
60% 891 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$346
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 432.0
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
79.2% Very good
Lighting 306
Reflection 294
Parallax 308
80% 303 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 290
Splatting 235
80% 244 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU650 480GB-$60
413GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V8X01c86
SusWrite @10s intervals: 274 321 362 351 355 353 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
79.6% Very good
Read 364
Write 342
Mixed 316
SusWrite 336
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 81.2
4K Mixed 31.9
118% 45.1 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 193
144% 189 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 101%
Mass Storage Device 8GB
4GB free, PID 1212
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 12 11 12 12 11 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
6.46% Terrible
Read 18.3
Write 11.5
Mixed 13.5
SusWrite 11.5
18% 13.7 MB/s
4K Read 2.9
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.4
31% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.46%
Great: 10%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Patriot 4000 C19 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
74.5% Very good
MC Read 28.8
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 21.5
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 29.5
SC Mixed 21.6
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 124%
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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 15,511 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 - $176

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,096
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