Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 134%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 104%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics128% 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 Drive83.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180814
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 21:52
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600K-$180
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Memory 98.7
1-Core 152
2-Core 295
103% 182 Pts
4-Core 586
8-Core 870
94% 728 Pts
64-Core 856
57% 856 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 104%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$550
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2808 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
128% Outstanding
Lighting 493
Reflection 480
Parallax 594
129% 522 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 495
Splatting 268
129% 338 fps
Poor: 118%
This bench: 128%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force GS 128GB-$150
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 156 182 100 86 97 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
Read 309
Write 249
Mixed 259
SusWrite 134
53% 238 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 46
176% 65.6 MB/s
DQ Read 223
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 214
160% 212 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 88%
TOSHIBA-TR200 240GB
4GB free
Firmware: SBFA12.2
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 470
Write 423
Mixed 318
90% 403 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 71.7
4K Mixed 37.9
88% 36.8 MB/s
DQ Read 213
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 31
82% 171 MB/s
Poor: 31% Great: 90%
Corsair Force 3 60GB
44GB free
Firmware: 1.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 65 62 64 66 66 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
48.9% Average
Read 179
Write 67
Mixed 101
SusWrite 64.7
23% 103 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 66.4
4K Mixed 27.6
109% 39.8 MB/s
DQ Read 137
DQ Write 67.4
DQ Mixed 91.8
71% 98.8 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 52%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$72
381GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 79 82 81 82 82 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
40.2% Average
Read 59
Write 51.3
Mixed 38
SusWrite 81.1
42% 57.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
114% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Flare X DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB-$100
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3400 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
112% Outstanding
MC Read 44.2
MC Write 42.6
MC Mixed 32.3
113% 39.7 GB/s
SC Read 24.8
SC Write 40.2
SC Mixed 33
93% 32.7 GB/s
Latency 42.8
94% 42.8 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 112%
Great: 120%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 16,140 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $1,138
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