Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 76.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics113% 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 Drive211% 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)
Memory25.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190729
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 27 '20 at 00:13
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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-$522
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
76.9% Very good
1-Core 110
2-Core 222
78% 166 Pts
4-Core 438
8-Core 751
75% 594 Pts
64-Core 1,190
80% 1,190 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$728
Nvidia(10DE 13A0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 442.19
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Lighting 417
Reflection 390
Parallax 121
110% 310 fps
MRender 226
Gravity 435
Splatting 247
114% 302 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 113%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
XPG GAMMIX S5 512GB
375GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9001b31
SusWrite @10s intervals: 659 812 1025 1046 533 537 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
211% Outstanding
Read 1,953
Write 1,015
Mixed 928
SusWrite 769
258% 1,166 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 52.4
193% 72.2 MB/s
DQ Read 459
DQ Write 737
DQ Mixed 615
461% 604 MB/s
Poor: 120%
This bench: 211%
Great: 235%
Seagate SkyHawk 3TB (2016)-$90
1TB free
Firmware: CV12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 152 150 152 153 153 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
Read 162
Write 164
Mixed 76.2
SusWrite 152
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
74.5% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 22.8
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 29.9
SC Mixed 22.9
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 68.1
59% 68.1 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 74.5%
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 18,272 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: $1,133
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