Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 158%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 129%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics53.3% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive343% 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)
Memory27.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190410
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '20 at 19:45
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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-$360
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
101% Outstanding
1-Core 149
2-Core 294
104% 222 Pts
4-Core 564
8-Core 1,143
105% 854 Pts
64-Core 1,141
77% 1,141 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$380
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 442.19
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
53.3% Above average
Lighting 197
Reflection 183
Parallax 221
52% 200 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 190
Splatting 129
54% 159 fps
Poor: 46%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$183
804GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2161 2047 1205 1205 1198 1194 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
343% Outstanding
Read 2,459
Write 1,692
Mixed 1,298
SusWrite 1,502
388% 1,738 MB/s
4K Read 61.7
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 82.2
273% 94.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,663
DQ Write 1,429
DQ Mixed 1,517
1,145% 1536 MB/s
Poor: 195%
This bench: 343%
Great: 350%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$105
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 188 189 188 190 189 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 211
Mixed 98
SusWrite 189
127% 174 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1
210% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 111%
Great: 111%
WD Black 2TB (2010)-$80
1.5TB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 122 123 123 123 123 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
77.5% Very good
Read 147
Write 124
Mixed 110
SusWrite 123
93% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
212% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$153
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 41.7
MC Write 40
MC Mixed 33.3
110% 38.3 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 43.5
SC Mixed 31.9
94% 32.9 GB/s
Latency 51.3
78% 51.3 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 108%
Great: 109%
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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 18,690 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 132%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,124
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