Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics116% 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 Drive253% 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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory9.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200221
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 02 '20 at 04:27
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600K-$192
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
Memory 90.1
1-Core 114
2-Core 230
84% 145 Pts
4-Core 449
8-Core 655
71% 552 Pts
64-Core 686
46% 686 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing below potential (66th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
116% Outstanding
Lighting 450
Reflection 374
Parallax 499
118% 441 fps
MRender 393
Gravity 395
Splatting 244
116% 344 fps
Poor: 99%
This bench: 116%
Great: 122%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc M.2 PCle SSD 1TB
912GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1111A0L
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1504 1482 1513 1592 1595 1591 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
253% Outstanding
Read 1,378
Write 1,551
Mixed 966
SusWrite 1,546
307% 1,360 MB/s
4K Read 49.3
4K Write 196
4K Mixed 24.3
209% 89.7 MB/s
DQ Read 893
DQ Write 1084
DQ Mixed 472
499% 816 MB/s
Poor: 146%
This bench: 253%
Great: 259%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$60
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
70.8% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 25.7
MC Mixed 21.7
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 22
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 67.1
60% 67.1 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 11,455 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,199
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