Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics82% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive256% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory58.2 GB free of 64 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190410
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 01 '19 at 00:45
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (48th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-9600K-$240
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
83% Excellent
1-Core 125
2-Core 246
87% 185 Pts
4-Core 476
8-Core 655
74% 565 Pts
64-Core 657
44% 657 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 83%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$480
Asus(1043 855B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
82% Excellent
Lighting 325
Reflection 299
Parallax 364
86% 329 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 303
Splatting 206
77% 237 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 82%
Great: 89%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$79
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1344 305 305 304 304 305 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
256% Outstanding
Read 2,350
Write 1,459
Mixed 1,192
SusWrite 478
303% 1,370 MB/s
4K Read 57.2
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 78.3
266% 95.2 MB/s
DQ Read 979
DQ Write 1,287
DQ Mixed 1,005
794% 1,090 MB/s
Poor: 161%
This bench: 256%
Great: 278%
Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 525GB-$68
465GB free
Firmware: M0CR031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 30 30 30 30 30 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
15.7% Very poor
Read 29.8
Write 29
Mixed 27.7
SusWrite 29.8
6% 29.1 MB/s
4K Read 8.1
4K Write 23.3
4K Mixed 10.4
38% 13.9 MB/s
DQ Read 15.3
DQ Write 27.6
DQ Mixed 19.9
16% 20.9 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 15.7%
Great: 99%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$330
142GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 437 439 458 439 362 366 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 472
Write 459
Mixed 407
SusWrite 417
99% 439 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 54.6
186% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 356
267% 356 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 118%
Great: 134%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 3TB
775GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 94 90 100 102 102 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
49.8% Average
Read 76.5
Write 52
Mixed 75.3
SusWrite 96.7
56% 75.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C16 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
MC Read 34.3
MC Write 35.6
MC Mixed 31.3
96% 33.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 38.4
SC Mixed 28.1
82% 28.6 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 128%
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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 10,979 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $173

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,135
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