Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 154%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 138%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 98.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics132% 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 Drive311% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190318
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateAug 20 '19 at 14:31
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User IRL-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
1-Core 145
2-Core 288
102% 217 Pts
4-Core 554
8-Core 962
95% 758 Pts
64-Core 1,539
103% 1,539 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$650
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 544
Reflection 450
Parallax 585
142% 526 fps
MRender 391
Gravity 457
Splatting 253
119% 367 fps
Poor: 103%
This bench: 132%
Great: 135%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$70
428GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0118C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1122 1323 1240 946 1220 509 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
311% Outstanding
Read 2,651
Write 1,813
Mixed 1,440
SusWrite 1060
387% 1,741 MB/s
4K Read 60.6
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 82.1
275% 96.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,368
DQ Write 1,104
DQ Mixed 574
610% 1,015 MB/s
Poor: 172%
This bench: 311%
Great: 333%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$80
2TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 197 199 201 201 198 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 161
Mixed 28.5
SusWrite 197
103% 143 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 1.9
351% 2.7 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
Seagate Expansion 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: 9300
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 123 125 125 125 125 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
70% Good
Read 120
Write 131
Mixed 74.2
SusWrite 124
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
194% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 70%
Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$100
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
70% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 25.3
MC Mixed 19.5
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 23
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 59.5
67% 59.5 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 70%
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 9,832 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
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Desktop
Desktop 133%
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Workstation
Workstation 107%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $180

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