Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 77.6%, 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 Drive195% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory27.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180920
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 20 '20 at 20:14
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-9900K-$520
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
77.6% Very good
1-Core 111
2-Core 222
78% 167 Pts
4-Core 441
8-Core 839
79% 640 Pts
64-Core 1,133
76% 1,133 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
140% Outstanding
Lighting 528
Reflection 488
Parallax 607
139% 541 fps
MRender 261
Gravity 542
Splatting 279
140% 361 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 140%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$139
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 368 354 340 248 319 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
195% Outstanding
Read 1,726
Write 419
Mixed 516
SusWrite 342
163% 751 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 60.3
213% 76.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,250
DQ Write 501
DQ Mixed 783
604% 845 MB/s
Poor: 165%
This bench: 195%
Great: 353%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$59
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 194 199 201 200 202 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 151
Mixed 82.5
SusWrite 199
113% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 111%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
MC Read 36.8
MC Write 36.8
MC Mixed 27.6
96% 33.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 41.7
SC Mixed 29.6
87% 30.6 GB/s
Latency 50.2
80% 50.2 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 102%
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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 16,802 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $172

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,140
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