Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 85.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics130% 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 Drive100% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory27.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191126
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 29 '20 at 22:21
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900K-$439
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Memory 89.2
1-Core 111
2-Core 222
82% 141 Pts
4-Core 442
8-Core 853
80% 647 Pts
64-Core 1,184
80% 1,184 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$720
EVGA(3842 3186) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.48
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
130% Outstanding
Lighting 505
Reflection 427
Parallax 566
133% 499 fps
MRender 406
Gravity 456
Splatting 247
131% 370 fps
Poor: 121%
This bench: 130%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 QVO 1TB-$110
881GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVQ02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 355 477 263 70 73 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 480
Mixed 416
SusWrite 258
93% 415 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 94.3
4K Mixed 45.3
156% 57.2 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 352
264% 353 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 100%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$50
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 196 213 218 219 220 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 57% Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$120
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
74.7% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 22.9
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 28.5
SC Mixed 21.5
63% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 68.2
59% 68.2 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 110%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 11,046 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,218
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