Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
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.
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.
Very high background CPU (60%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190606
Uptime7.8 Days
Run DateJan 15 '20 at 01:59
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 60%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$218
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
1-Core 136
2-Core 244
91% 190 Pts
4-Core 524
8-Core 682
79% 603 Pts
64-Core 705
47% 705 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX Titan X-$1,096
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
79.2% Very good
Lighting 318
Reflection 302
Parallax 330
84% 317 fps
MRender 189
Gravity 294
Splatting 188
79% 224 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$168
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,668
Write 1,635
Mixed 1,166
401% 1,823 MB/s
4K Read 55.9
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 76.9
264% 95.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,463
DQ Write 1,057
DQ Mixed 1,409
1,012% 1,310 MB/s
Poor: 233% Great: 396%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$59
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 110 111 113 113 113 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
68.8% Good
Read 128
Write 101
Mixed 77.5
SusWrite 111
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
180% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 83%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$53
545GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 87 89 88 89 88 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
55.6% Above average
Read 106
Write 104
Mixed 79.7
SusWrite 87.4
70% 94.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
142% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 55.6%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$73
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 40.9
MC Write 40.2
MC Mixed 29.2
105% 36.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 38.2
SC Mixed 31.7
88% 30.7 GB/s
Latency 48.8
82% 48.8 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 104%
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 15,575 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $176

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