Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics104% 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 Drive104% 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)
Memory8.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180814
Uptime3.9 Days
Run DateJan 06 '19 at 22:11
Run Duration185 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (46th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-8700K-$368
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 145
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 466
QC Float 546
QC Mixed 512
115% 508 Pts
MC Int 962
MC Float 1,205
MC Mixed 1,101
162% 1,089 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 108%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 326
Reflection 294
Parallax 340
102% 320 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 298
Splatting 232
105% 244 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 104%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
144GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 370 263 225 218 209 233 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 462
Write 406
Mixed 320
SusWrite 253
81% 360 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 82.7
4K Mixed 50.9
174% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 224
204% 312 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 104%
Great: 117%
Seagate Expansion Desk 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: 0604
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 22 22 22 22 22 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
16.5% Very poor
Read 34.5
Write 40.5
Mixed 29
SusWrite 22.3
23% 31.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 16.5%
Great: 105%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$94
107GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 54 55 55 55 55 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
40.2% Average
Read 85
Write 86.5
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 54.9
57% 76.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
127% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 67%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$72
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 148 147 140 145 150 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
77.1% Very good
Read 123
Write 102
Mixed 57.7
SusWrite 146
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
47% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 90%
Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex 500GB
230GB free, PID 5021
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 20 21 21 21 20 21 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
13.8% Very poor
Read 35.8
Write 36
Mixed 25.5
SusWrite 20.5
39% 29.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
70% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 13.8%
Great: 29%
Lexar USB Flash Drive 16GB
15GB free, PID a81d
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.4 9.7 9.6 9.3 9.8 9.4 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
7.34% Terrible
Read 25.7
Write 2.2
Mixed 10.3
SusWrite 9
13% 11.8 MB/s
4K Read 7
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
26% 2.33 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 7.34%
Great: 9%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$117
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
48.2% Average
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 16.2
MC Mixed 14
45% 15.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 16.5
SC Mixed 17.5
46% 16.1 GB/s
Latency 59.6
67% 59.6 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 96%
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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 1,734 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 141%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 120%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $191

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 132% - Outstanding Total price: $1,322
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