Asus ROG STRIX Z390-F GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive182% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus ROG STRIX Z390-F GAMING  (all builds)
Memory20.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200221
Uptime2.8 Days
Run DateNov 21 '20 at 22:27
Run Duration177 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600KF-$204
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Memory 92.4
1-Core 113
2-Core 225
84% 144 Pts
4-Core 432
8-Core 591
67% 512 Pts
64-Core 621
42% 621 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 457.30
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 27.9
Reflection 64.8
Parallax 61.4
25% 51.4 fps
Gravity 19.4
Splatting 51.8
6% 35.6 fps
Poor: 45% Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$110
615GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1152 1147 892 273 137 102 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
182% Outstanding
Read 1,400
Write 1,281
Mixed 1,018
SusWrite 617
242% 1,079 MB/s
4K Read 46
4K Write 94.2
4K Mixed 51.3
185% 63.8 MB/s
DQ Read 619
DQ Write 774
DQ Mixed 271
323% 554 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 182%
Great: 257%
SanDisk Extreme 120GB-$169
23GB free
Firmware: R211
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 121 120 119 122 114 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
68.8% Good
Read 384
Write 133
Mixed 183
SusWrite 118
45% 205 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 69.5
4K Mixed 34.1
126% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 205
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 103
94% 145 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 80%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
76GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 377 313 327 311 319 319 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 465
Write 450
Mixed 379
SusWrite 328
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 75
4K Mixed 47.2
155% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 346
261% 351 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 103%
Great: 124%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$36
208GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 75 80 75 77 78 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
47% Average
Read 86.5
Write 78.7
Mixed 53.8
SusWrite 76.9
54% 74 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 47%
Great: 72%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$70
311GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 84 87 83 88 88 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
55% Above average
Read 106
Write 102
Mixed 73
SusWrite 85
68% 91.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
176% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 55%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
MC Read 37.4
MC Write 38
MC Mixed 31.5
102% 35.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 37.8
SC Mixed 20.5
73% 25.5 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 112%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical ROG STRIX Z390-F GAMING Builds (Compare 12,096 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 122%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z390-F GAMING - $290

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,218
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $193Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Crucial MX500 250GB $34
Intel Core i5-9400F $155Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i5-10600K $250Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $190Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $181
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $64SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $639SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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