Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 132%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 157%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 144%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 108%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics145% 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 Drive320% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190902
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 23 '20 at 15:11
Run Duration221 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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-$345
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Memory 98.1
1-Core 156
2-Core 317
107% 190 Pts
4-Core 635
8-Core 1,255
116% 945 Pts
64-Core 1,255
84% 1,255 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 108%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$714
CLim: 2220 MHz, MLim: 4250 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 445.87
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
145% Outstanding
Lighting 602
Reflection 482
Parallax 589
158% 558 fps
MRender 464
Gravity 504
Splatting 271
146% 413 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 145%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$125
269GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 891 799 869 845 851 830 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
320% Outstanding
Read 2671
Write 2,473
Mixed 1,894
SusWrite 847
441% 1,971 MB/s
4K Read 68.9
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 91.1
302% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,642
DQ Write 1386
DQ Mixed 1,506
1,131% 1,512 MB/s
Poor: 217%
This bench: 320%
Great: 334%
Sandisk PLUS 480GB
428GB free
Firmware: UG5100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 120 248 268 275 271 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
64.5% Good
Read 462
Write 382
Mixed 328
SusWrite 266
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 47.9
4K Mixed 20.5
82% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 98
DQ Mixed 46
51% 87.1 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 59%
Samsung 860 QVO 1TB-$130
449GB free
Firmware: RVQ02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 490 485 485 482 484 484 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 492
Mixed 414
SusWrite 485
107% 477 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 55.4
205% 79.4 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 353
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 129%
Great: 123%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
720GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 109 109 109 110 109 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
62.3% Good
Read 108
Write 96.2
Mixed 84.2
SusWrite 109
73% 99.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
209% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
112% Outstanding
MC Read 44
MC Write 45.2
MC Mixed 29.7
113% 39.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 43.3
SC Mixed 33.4
94% 33 GB/s
Latency 45.7
88% 45.7 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 112%
Great: 112%
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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 22,214 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $214

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,184
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