Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 144%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 129%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 110%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics132% 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 Drive266% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190606
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateSep 14 '19 at 01:06
Run Duration216 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
110% Outstanding
1-Core 156
2-Core 310
110% 233 Pts
4-Core 621
8-Core 1,197
112% 909 Pts
64-Core 1,190
80% 1,190 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$650
CLim: 2325 MHz, MLim: 3675 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 546
Reflection 425
Parallax 537
140% 502 fps
MRender 410
Gravity 460
Splatting 258
122% 376 fps
Poor: 106%
This bench: 132%
Great: 134%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pcie SSD 1TB
643GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 980 858 1009 974 591 792 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
266% Outstanding
Read 1,693
Write 2,001
Mixed 1,361
SusWrite 867
333% 1,481 MB/s
4K Read 47.1
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 61.2
218% 79.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,936
DQ Write 1,586
DQ Mixed 1,707
1,293% 1,743 MB/s
Poor: 143%
This bench: 266%
Great: 270%
Samsung 860 QVO 1TB-$112
530GB free
Firmware: RVQ01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 489 492 491 492 492 492 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
126% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 490
Mixed 390
SusWrite 491
106% 472 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 52.7
191% 72.7 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 354
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 126%
Great: 124%
WD WD1001FAES-60Z2A0 1TB
411GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 104 106 107 107 107 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
61.7% Good
Read 112
Write 114
Mixed 86.8
SusWrite 102
77% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
195% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 76%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
430GB free, PID a200
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 84 90 91 90 85 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
37.7% Below average
Read 92
Write 91.5
Mixed 35.7
SusWrite 85.9
101% 76.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
83% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 37.7%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
MC Read 38.5
MC Write 38
MC Mixed 26.8
98% 34.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 36.8
SC Mixed 30.2
85% 29.7 GB/s
Latency 51.9
77% 51.9 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 104%
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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 10,716 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 - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,068
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