Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 137%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 121%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics176% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive294% 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)
Memory28.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190318
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 16 '20 at 04:05
Run Duration197 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-$499
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
81.4% Excellent
1-Core 115
2-Core 235
82% 175 Pts
4-Core 465
8-Core 872
83% 668 Pts
64-Core 1,176
79% 1,176 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,100
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 442.19
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
176% Outstanding
Lighting 586
Reflection 549
Parallax 699
154% 612 fps
MRender 527
Gravity 628
Splatting 306
178% 487 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 176%
Great: 199%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$178
853GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1388 1336 1182 1186 1186 1184 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
294% Outstanding
Read 2,468
Write 2,296
Mixed 1,637
SusWrite 1244
428% 1,911 MB/s
4K Read 56
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 75.2
251% 87.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,010
DQ Write 829
DQ Mixed 918
688% 919 MB/s
Poor: 224%
This bench: 294%
Great: 358%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
700GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 157 164 161 163 164 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 172
Mixed 109
SusWrite 161
113% 154 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.2
240% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 108%
Seagate BUP Slim BK 1TB
664GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 127 131 131 131 132 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
69.3% Good
Read 111
Write 129
Mixed 76.3
SusWrite 130
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
207% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
73.9% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 27.6
MC Mixed 22.4
74% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 30.8
SC Mixed 23
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 125%
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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 18,495 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,119
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