Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive56.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180920
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 10:12
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User JOR-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
75.5% Very good
1-Core 126
2-Core 238
86% 182 Pts
4-Core 419
8-Core 732
72% 576 Pts
64-Core 1,065
72% 1,065 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 94%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$30
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 30 114 39 33 127 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
56.5% Above average
Read 362
Write 109
Mixed 220
SusWrite 80.2
42% 193 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 56.7
4K Mixed 24.5
90% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 115
112% 178 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 56.5%
Great: 93%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$50
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 220 220 220 220 220 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 54% Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW32GX4M4C3000C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3001 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 33.1
MC Mixed 25.2
85% 29.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 23
SC Mixed 22.6
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 54.1
74% 54.1 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 100%
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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 8,781 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 - $183

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,148
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