Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (95th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 5 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 107%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive263% 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)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190729
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 09 '19 at 16:53
Run Duration209 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing way above expectations (95th 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-$340
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
107% Outstanding
1-Core 155
2-Core 308
109% 231 Pts
4-Core 608
8-Core 1,187
111% 898 Pts
64-Core 1,188
80% 1,188 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 107%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$140
382GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1463 1170 607 605 604 603 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
263% Outstanding
Read 2,006
Write 1,782
Mixed 754
SusWrite 842
300% 1,346 MB/s
4K Read 53.6
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 65.4
241% 87.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,177
DQ Write 1,436
DQ Mixed 899
791% 1,171 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 263%
Great: 262%
Sandisk S31024G 1TB
455GB free
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 404 488 491 491 490 490 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 489
Mixed 394
SusWrite 476
105% 468 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 57.5
208% 77.5 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 279
228% 326 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 129%
Great: 124%
SanDisk Extreme Pro 240GB-$79
200GB free
Firmware: X21100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 490 488 489 488 490 492 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 488
Mixed 348
SusWrite 490
104% 460 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 44
180% 69.7 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 164
173% 286 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 121%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$85
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 40.8
MC Write 40.3
MC Mixed 28.6
104% 36.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.8
SC Write 39.1
SC Mixed 31.7
89% 31.2 GB/s
Latency 49.3
81% 49.3 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 103%
Great: 108%
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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 12,115 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $178

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,129
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HDDRAMUSB
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