Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 97.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive76.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180814
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 18 '19 at 20:21
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User ISR-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-9700K-$288
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
1-Core 142
2-Core 283
100% 213 Pts
4-Core 547
8-Core 977
95% 762 Pts
64-Core 1,035
70% 1,035 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$48
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 160 54 54 72 85 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
76.2% Very good
Read 464
Write 254
Mixed 274
SusWrite 95.7
60% 272 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 85.2
4K Mixed 37.3
132% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 189
158% 229 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 124%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$55
83GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 407 298 298 297 298 297 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 486
Mixed 382
SusWrite 316
94% 420 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 60.3
209% 74.6 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 352
264% 353 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 120%
Great: 124%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$65
696GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 126 128 127 127 129 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
74.3% Very good
Read 132
Write 114
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 127
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
193% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
40.6% Average
MC Read 14.4
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 11.9
39% 13.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.9
SC Write 12.9
SC Mixed 12.4
35% 12.4 GB/s
Latency 70.7
57% 70.7 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 94%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 10,761 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 136%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,063
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1660 $210Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $55
Intel Core i5-9600K $238Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $107
Intel Core i7-9700K $288Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super) $430Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $200
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $65SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $83G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $603SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $70SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
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