Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 93.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics102% 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 Drive113% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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)
Memory44.1 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181221
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateMay 11 '20 at 06:51
Run Duration199 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700K-$365
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Memory 86.1
1-Core 142
2-Core 283
95% 170 Pts
4-Core 540
8-Core 1,014
96% 777 Pts
64-Core 1,035
70% 1,035 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$520
Gigabyte(1458 373F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 445.87
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
102% Outstanding
Lighting 393
Reflection 367
Parallax 424
103% 395 fps
MRender 233
Gravity 386
Splatting 234
103% 284 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 102%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 1TB-$115
686GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 313 372 438 446 402 411 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 454
Mixed 427
SusWrite 397
100% 444 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 91.5
4K Mixed 53.4
168% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 299
241% 340 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 113%
Great: 125%
WD WD4005FZBX-00K5WB0 4TB
512GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 180 178 183 181 179 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 70% Great: 138%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
344GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 82 82 82 83 83 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
47.8% Average
Read 84
Write 78
Mixed 53.5
SusWrite 82.2
55% 74.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 83%
Seagate Expansion Desk 5TB
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0911
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 171 175 173 175 175 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
Read 136
Write 75.8
Mixed 37.5
SusWrite 172
76% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 7.1
4K Mixed 0.6
240% 2.9 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 87%
WD Elements 25A3 8TB
2TB free, PID 25a3
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 154 154 149 145 135 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
64.5% Good
Read 121
Write 130
Mixed 97.2
SusWrite 146
170% 124 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 1.1
207% 2.53 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
77% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 25.4
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 29.5
SC Mixed 23.7
67% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 71.2
56% 71.2 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 77%
Great: 124%
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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 24,641 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
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Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,158
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