Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Gaming 73%
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics77.3% 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 Drive250% 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.
Very high background CPU (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190410
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateSep 11 '19 at 22:45
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 35%
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 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700K-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
Memory 95.7
1-Core 124
2-Core 211
86% 143 Pts
4-Core 437
8-Core 851
80% 644 Pts
64-Core 881
59% 881 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$269
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
77.3% Very good
Lighting 309
Reflection 246
Parallax 282
81% 279 fps
MRender 226
Gravity 275
Splatting 186
78% 229 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$110
914GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 880 1279 1423 1459 1411 1497 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
250% Outstanding
Read 1,455
Write 1,541
Mixed 1,074
SusWrite 1,325
304% 1,349 MB/s
4K Read 54.1
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 71.8
247% 87.8 MB/s
DQ Read 633
DQ Write 916
DQ Mixed 271
346% 607 MB/s
Poor: 131%
This bench: 250%
Great: 263%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
785GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 173 165 156 146 160 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
Read 156
Write 164
Mixed 74.8
SusWrite 155
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
124% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$58
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
80.1% Excellent
MC Read 30.6
MC Write 31.5
MC Mixed 22.7
81% 28.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 28.9
SC Mixed 24.7
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 55
73% 55 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 88%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 14,345 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 113%
Desktop 102%
Workstation 107%

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,141
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