Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics121% 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 Drive110% 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)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190318
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 19:34
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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-$360
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
78.2% Very good
1-Core 112
2-Core 222
78% 167 Pts
4-Core 447
8-Core 825
79% 636 Pts
64-Core 822
55% 822 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$650
MSI(1462 372D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Lighting 499
Reflection 408
Parallax 488
131% 465 fps
MRender 380
Gravity 421
Splatting 243
121% 348 fps
Poor: 105%
This bench: 121%
Great: 133%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$55
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 345 302 306 311 310 310 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 457
Mixed 385
SusWrite 314
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 39.5
4K Write 95.8
4K Mixed 51.8
177% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 345
261% 350 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 110%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
70.5% Very good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 21.1
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 26.6
SC Mixed 21.8
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 107%
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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 12,979 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $103

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,001
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HDDRAMUSB
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