Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 118%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics115% 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.
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)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190410
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 23:12
Run Duration222 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (85th 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-$284
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Memory 96.7
1-Core 152
2-Core 304
104% 184 Pts
4-Core 607
8-Core 1,168
110% 888 Pts
64-Core 1,167
78% 1,167 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 105%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2265 MHz, MLim: 3514 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Lighting 397
Reflection 331
Parallax 437
104% 388 fps
MRender 378
Gravity 400
Splatting 254
116% 344 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 115%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,009
Write 1,309
Mixed 594
286% 1,304 MB/s
4K Read 50.1
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 53.8
222% 83.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,126
DQ Write 1,149
DQ Mixed 677
636% 984 MB/s
Poor: 142% Great: 236%
WDC WDS500G2B0A-00SM50 500GB
183GB free
Firmware: 401000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 292 381 434 417 223 312 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 480
Mixed 386
SusWrite 343
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 53.5
186% 66.5 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 260
220% 322 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 114%
Great: 114%
Crucial P5 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$150
893GB free
Firmware: P4CR311 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2303 2302 2311 2319 1113 963 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
362% Outstanding
Read 2,644
Write 1,837
Mixed 1652
SusWrite 1,885
449% 2,004 MB/s
4K Read 53.3
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 68.2
233% 81.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,652
DQ Write 1482
DQ Mixed 1,551
1,168% 1,562 MB/s
Poor: 171%
This bench: 362%
Great: 389%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$70
891GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 169 168 169 169 167 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 154
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 168
110% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 104%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
MC Read 37.7
MC Write 37.8
MC Mixed 27.3
98% 34.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 36.6
SC Mixed 30.6
85% 29.7 GB/s
Latency 51.4
78% 51.4 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 16,629 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
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Desktop
Desktop 102%
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Workstation
Workstation 106%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $164

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,185
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