Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics6.71% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive86.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180814
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 22 '18 at 11:22
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
84.9% Excellent
1-Core 132
2-Core 264
93% 198 Pts
4-Core 475
8-Core 809
81% 642 Pts
64-Core 1010
68% 1010 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630 (Desktop Coffee Lake i5 i7)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 24.20.100.6291
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
6.71% Terrible
Lighting 20.4
Reflection 29.9
Parallax 26.6
6% 25.6 fps
MRender 25.6
Gravity 21.8
Splatting 37.9
8% 28.4 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6.71%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$54
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 270 273 275 285 272 284 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
86.5% Excellent
Read 421
Write 271
Mixed 239
SusWrite 276
67% 302 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 89
4K Mixed 31.9
134% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 233
186% 264 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 127%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
898GB free
Firmware: HPH4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 184 186 188 188 186 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 191
Mixed 85
SusWrite 186
119% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
124% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 107%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 4x4GB-$88
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
63% Good
MC Read 23.3
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 19.7
62% 21.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 23.6
SC Mixed 21.5
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 74.2
54% 74.2 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 63%
Great: 103%
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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 9,850 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,140
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HDDRAMUSB
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