Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 145%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics56.7% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive351% 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)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190606
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 08 '19 at 18:27
Run Duration191 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$225
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
1-Core 138
2-Core 271
96% 204 Pts
4-Core 525
8-Core 766
83% 646 Pts
64-Core 762
51% 762 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
Asus(1043 863E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
56.7% Above average
Lighting 221
Reflection 196
Parallax 234
58% 217 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 208
Splatting 164
56% 173 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 56.7%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$170
490GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1525 1262 1267 1180 1101 1140 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
351% Outstanding
Read 2,530
Write 2360
Mixed 1,408
SusWrite 1,246
422% 1,886 MB/s
4K Read 66.8
4K Write 193
4K Mixed 94.2
324% 118 MB/s
DQ Read 1736
DQ Write 1562
DQ Mixed 1,607
1,217% 1,635 MB/s
Poor: 237%
This bench: 351%
Great: 364%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
360GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 486 481 481 478 479 480 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 486
Mixed 374
SusWrite 481
104% 461 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 65.6
221% 79 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 354
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 134%
Great: 135%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$83
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 41.6
MC Write 40.4
MC Mixed 29.1
106% 37 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 38.5
SC Mixed 31
87% 30.6 GB/s
Latency 48.7
82% 48.7 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 104%
Great: 109%
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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 10,712 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 - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,079
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $55
Intel Core i5-9600K $225Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $275Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $107
Intel Core i7-9700K $288Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super) $430Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $200
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $76SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $603SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $83Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $83SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
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