Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 157%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 135%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 109%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics99.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive346% 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)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190902
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 05 '19 at 02:14
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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-$370
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
109% Outstanding
1-Core 156
2-Core 312
110% 234 Pts
4-Core 620
8-Core 1244
115% 932 Pts
64-Core 1,227
82% 1,227 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 109%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
Lighting 390
Reflection 365
Parallax 425
102% 394 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 380
Splatting 247
100% 278 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$168
310GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1297 1691 1935 1852 1928 1834 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
346% Outstanding
Read 2,344
Write 1,952
Mixed 1,246
SusWrite 1,756
409% 1,825 MB/s
4K Read 54.2
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 79.4
265% 95.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,465
DQ Write 1,375
DQ Mixed 1,418
1,065% 1,419 MB/s
Poor: 234%
This bench: 346%
Great: 396%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$312
54GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 439 391 355 270 226 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
127% Outstanding
Read 467
Write 454
Mixed 410
SusWrite 339
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 70.2
227% 83.2 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 357
268% 359 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 127%
Great: 135%
Hitachi HTS545050A7E380 500GB
351GB free, PID 8013
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 92 93 93 94 92 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
39.2% Below average
Read 101
Write 83.6
Mixed 39.5
SusWrite 92.3
103% 79.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
66% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 39%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$63
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 39.9
MC Write 39.5
MC Mixed 26.4
101% 35.3 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 41.2
SC Mixed 30.2
90% 31.5 GB/s
Latency 48.6
82% 48.6 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 101%
Great: 104%
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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 15,620 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $176

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,093
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