Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (18th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 82 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics138% 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 Drive98.7% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180814
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateFeb 08 '19 at 23:26
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing way below expectations (18th 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-$366
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 126
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 425
QC Float 451
QC Mixed 433
99% 436 Pts
MC Int 862
MC Float 1,045
MC Mixed 1,048
147% 985 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$720
Asus(1043 8660) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
138% Outstanding
Lighting 459
Reflection 374
Parallax 452
141% 428 fps
MRender 329
Gravity 391
Splatting 212
136% 311 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 138%
Great: 169%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$300
377GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 417 396 306 285 294 291 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
Read 459
Write 287
Mixed 402
SusWrite 332
83% 370 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 76.7
4K Mixed 42.4
143% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 347
261% 349 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 134%
UFD 3.0 Silicon-Power128 124GB
28GB free, PID 6000
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 29 26 26 26 26 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
14.6% Very poor
Read 29.3
Write 37
Mixed 14.8
SusWrite 26.6
36% 26.9 MB/s
4K Read 4.8
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 1.7
113% 2.53 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 14.6%
Great: 50%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$129
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
61.8% Good
MC Read 24.2
MC Write 23.1
MC Mixed 19.6
64% 22.3 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 16.3
SC Mixed 14.6
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 70.4
57% 70.4 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 4,678 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 141%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 124%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $189

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 124% - Outstanding Total price: $1,542
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $366Nvidia GTX 1070 $379Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $159Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $107
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $119Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $93
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $95SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $666SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $100SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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