Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 93.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics83.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190606
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 26 '20 at 22:30
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
1-Core 136
2-Core 266
95% 201 Pts
4-Core 530
8-Core 779
84% 655 Pts
64-Core 779
52% 779 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$399
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 445.75
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
Lighting 330
Reflection 298
Parallax 346
87% 325 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 307
Splatting 234
84% 249 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
518GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 140 141 107 59 135 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
78.5% Very good
Read 155
Write 158
Mixed 75.7
SusWrite 119
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 111%
Mass Storage Device 128GB
117GB free, PID 125d
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 20 20 20 20 20 20 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
17.9% Very poor
Read 20
Write 19.3
Mixed 17.3
SusWrite 19.8
26% 19.1 MB/s
4K Read 4.8
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 3.8
252% 3.9 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 17.9%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
73.1% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 21.4
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 26.1
SC Mixed 22.1
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 58.5
68% 58.5 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 80%
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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 18,592 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: $1,133
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