Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 137%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 130%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics115% 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 Drive248% 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)
Memory29.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190729
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '20 at 20:18
Run Duration233 Seconds
Run User IRL-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900K-$525
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Memory 96.8
1-Core 154
2-Core 308
105% 186 Pts
4-Core 616
8-Core 1,171
111% 894 Pts
64-Core 1,668
112% 1,668 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 106%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$500
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 432.0
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Lighting 461
Reflection 386
Parallax 485
121% 444 fps
MRender 389
Gravity 392
Splatting 246
115% 342 fps
Poor: 97%
This bench: 115%
Great: 119%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA2000M8500G 500GB
352GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 907 1322 1545 1307 971 529 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
248% Outstanding
Read 1,643
Write 1,572
Mixed 199
SusWrite 1,097
251% 1,128 MB/s
4K Read 56.1
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 75.8
251% 87.2 MB/s
DQ Read 757
DQ Write 899
DQ Mixed 347
395% 668 MB/s
Poor: 129%
This bench: 248%
Great: 273%
SanDisk Ultra 3D 250GB-$50
148GB free
Firmware: X61110RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 203 193 194 195 194 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 482
Mixed 343
SusWrite 209
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 51.4
183% 66.2 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 273
226% 324 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 105%
Great: 105%
Q-90 90GB
83GB free
Firmware: 1.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 53 49 48 50 50 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
63.6% Good
Read 393
Write 294
Mixed 261
SusWrite 75.8
57% 256 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 85.9
4K Mixed 20.1
117% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 114
113% 174 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 65%
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C 1TB-$50
17GB free
Firmware: JP4OA3MA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 99 99 102 99 100 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
58.7% Above average
Read 106
Write 107
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 97.9
68% 93 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 76%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$92
577GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 84 85 84 85 82 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
51.8% Above average
Read 100
Write 89.7
Mixed 68.7
SusWrite 80.2
62% 84.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
139% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 39.8
MC Write 38.4
MC Mixed 29.7
103% 36 GB/s
SC Read 23.3
SC Write 45.4
SC Mixed 31.3
95% 33.3 GB/s
Latency 51.1
78% 51.1 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 103%
Great: 113%
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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 22,385 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $214

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,202
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