Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics115% 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 Drive93.5% 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.
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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory25.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180920
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 28 '19 at 17:45
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU3%

 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 i9-9900K-$455
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
71.9% Very good
1-Core 109
2-Core 209
75% 159 Pts
4-Core 403
8-Core 722
70% 563 Pts
64-Core 1,116
75% 1,116 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$649
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Lighting 477
Reflection 397
Parallax 474
123% 449 fps
MRender 345
Gravity 397
Splatting 236
105% 326 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 115%
Great: 135%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SHFR200480G 480GB
271GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 000056R8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 294 246 150 198 162 167 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
Read 473
Write 426
Mixed 372
SusWrite 203
83% 369 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 85.8
4K Mixed 43.7
155% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 200
183% 280 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 103%
Seagate SkyHawk 2TB (2016)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: CV12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 169 170 171 171 171 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 172
Mixed 77.8
SusWrite 170
108% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2933 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
74.3% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 22.3
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 32.3
SC Mixed 23.4
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 69.4
58% 69.4 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 146%
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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 11,015 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 - $168

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,129
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