Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 139%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 121%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 104%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics135% 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 Drive300% 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)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190606
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 31 '20 at 23:27
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600K-$195
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Memory 92.3
1-Core 161
2-Core 320
106% 191 Pts
4-Core 620
8-Core 917
99% 768 Pts
64-Core 918
62% 918 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 104%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$720
Asus(1043 8736) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing below potential (54th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
135% Outstanding
Lighting 544
Reflection 444
Parallax 544
143% 511 fps
MRender 426
Gravity 468
Splatting 248
135% 381 fps
Poor: 102%
This bench: 135%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$184
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 938 859 821 790 777 760 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
300% Outstanding
Read 2,573
Write 2,357
Mixed 1,759
SusWrite 824
420% 1,878 MB/s
4K Read 60.6
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 81.2
271% 94.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,723
DQ Write 1,104
DQ Mixed 1353
1,025% 1,394 MB/s
Poor: 255%
This bench: 300%
Great: 373%
Sandisk S3 1T02 1TB
953GB free
Firmware: 40101000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 464 481 480 478 479 480 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 476
Mixed 399
SusWrite 477
104% 462 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 94.2
4K Mixed 50.3
175% 61.6 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 252
216% 318 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 119%
Great: 121%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$60
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
74.6% Very good
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 21.8
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 22.2
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 63.6
63% 63.6 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 110%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 11,089 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,218
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