Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 119%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (17th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 83 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 87%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics106% 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 Drive252% 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.
Very high background CPU (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory24.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190410
Uptime4.5 Days
Run DateOct 17 '19 at 03:18
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i9-9900K-$472
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
87% Excellent
1-Core 126
2-Core 248
88% 187 Pts
4-Core 491
8-Core 823
83% 657 Pts
64-Core 1,287
86% 1,287 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 87%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$500
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 432
Reflection 351
Parallax 422
111% 402 fps
MRender 351
Gravity 361
Splatting 231
100% 314 fps
Poor: 97%
This bench: 106%
Great: 122%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$150
639GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 477 558 994 482 444 442 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
252% Outstanding
Read 2,355
Write 2,089
Mixed 1,564
SusWrite 566
366% 1,643 MB/s
4K Read 52.1
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 72.8
237% 82.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,180
DQ Write 1,034
DQ Mixed 1,089
822% 1,101 MB/s
Poor: 239%
This bench: 252%
Great: 360%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
21GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 40 33 45 50 50 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 76% Great: 125%
Hitachi HDS723020BLA642 2TB-$260
798GB free
Firmware: MN6OA5Q0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 112 116 116 116 115 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
64.8% Good
Read 111
Write 122
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 115
74% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
66.9% Good
MC Read 24.3
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 21
69% 24 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 17.3
51% 18 GB/s
Latency 70.6
57% 70.6 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 110%
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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 12,000 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $177

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,125
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