Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics84.6% 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 Drive41.5% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190129
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 24 '20 at 10:05
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700-$330
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
Memory 90.5
1-Core 130
2-Core 249
90% 156 Pts
4-Core 456
8-Core 759
77% 607 Pts
64-Core 950
64% 950 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$338
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 445.87
Performing below potential (50th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
84.6% Excellent
Lighting 349
Reflection 290
Parallax 371
92% 337 fps
MRender 266
Gravity 294
Splatting 184
85% 248 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 91%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$160
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 583ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 63 50 50 55 47 MB/s
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
41.5% Average
Read 157
Write 89.7
Mixed 127
SusWrite 53.9
24% 107 MB/s
4K Read 9.1
4K Write 79.6
4K Mixed 26.1
89% 38.3 MB/s
DQ Read 61.8
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 85.8
66% 88.4 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 41.5%
Great: 78%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$90
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 175 180 180 180 180 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
Read 121
Write 148
Mixed 69.2
SusWrite 179
94% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 0.8
240% 2.4 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 91%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$46
435GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 154 157 156 161 161 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
Read 128
Write 124
Mixed 76
SusWrite 157
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 115%
WD My Passport 25E1 1TB
888GB free, PID 25e1
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 113 112 113 113 113 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
47.3% Average
Read 116
Write 114
Mixed 63.3
SusWrite 113
136% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
94% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C15 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
60.6% Good
MC Read 23.2
MC Write 21
MC Mixed 19.2
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 19.7
51% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 102%
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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 24,910 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,154
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