Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 142%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 150%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 136%
UFO
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 126%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics164% 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 Drive278% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190129
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 11:50
Run Duration191 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-9700K-$409
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
126% Outstanding
SC Int 153
SC Float 165
SC Mixed 158
127% 158 Pts
QC Int 600
QC Float 650
QC Mixed 622
141% 624 Pts
MC Int 1155
MC Float 1291
MC Mixed 1177
181% 1,208 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 126%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$750
Gigabyte(1458 37C5) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
164% Outstanding
Lighting 527
Reflection 441
Parallax 569
168% 512 fps
MRender 396
Gravity 460
Splatting 254
162% 370 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 164%
Great: 169%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$130
401GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2122 663 615 618 616 616 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
278% Outstanding
Read 2,327
Write 2,225
Mixed 1,544
SusWrite 875
390% 1,743 MB/s
4K Read 61.1
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 81.4
269% 92.7 MB/s
DQ Read 681
DQ Write 1,451
DQ Mixed 807
688% 980 MB/s
Poor: 182%
This bench: 278%
Great: 324%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$135
931GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 487 489 482 489 489 488 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
131% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 485
Mixed 461
SusWrite 487
110% 485 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 63
216% 78.8 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 310
236% 316 MB/s
Poor: 85%
This bench: 131%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$100
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 41.5
MC Write 41.2
MC Mixed 29.1
106% 37.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 41.4
SC Mixed 30.9
89% 31.2 GB/s
Latency 51.2
78% 51.2 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 105%
Great: 111%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 4,849 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 130%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 142%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 125%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $189

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 122% - Outstanding Total price: $1,572
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