Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 143%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 135%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics137% 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 Drive272% 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)
Memory9.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190606
Uptime4.8 Days
Run DateSep 17 '20 at 00:30
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 96.6
1-Core 155
2-Core 310
105% 187 Pts
4-Core 590
8-Core 1100
105% 845 Pts
64-Core 1,124
75% 1,124 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 103%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$770
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 452.06
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
137% Outstanding
Lighting 548
Reflection 456
Parallax 588
144% 531 fps
MRender 420
Gravity 483
Splatting 267
138% 390 fps
Poor: 113%
This bench: 137%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$85
254GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 589 595 595 588 577 579 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
272% Outstanding
Read 2,432
Write 2210
Mixed 1,567
SusWrite 587
379% 1,699 MB/s
4K Read 57.6
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 79.4
261% 91 MB/s
DQ Read 1,390
DQ Write 1,192
DQ Mixed 1,295
969% 1,292 MB/s
Poor: 207%
This bench: 272%
Great: 318%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$58
513GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 146 144 149 148 152 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
68.5% Good
Read 94.2
Write 119
Mixed 74.7
SusWrite 144
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 2.1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0
99% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2C3600C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
MC Read 39.2
MC Write 36.6
MC Mixed 30.4
101% 35.4 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 37.2
SC Mixed 31.1
81% 28.4 GB/s
Latency 51.8
77% 51.8 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 114%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 13,819 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,153
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