Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics7.09% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive286% 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.
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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory26.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 17 '20 at 03:53
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Memory 96.3
1-Core 130
2-Core 230
90% 152 Pts
4-Core 440
8-Core 847
80% 643 Pts
64-Core 850
57% 850 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.7990
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
7.09% Terrible
Lighting 20.5
Reflection 32.5
Parallax 29.1
5% 27.4 fps
MRender 28.6
Gravity 23.2
Splatting 39.1
7% 30.3 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 7.09%
Great: 7%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$105
833GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR020 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1492 1619 1631 1628 1627 1630 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
286% Outstanding
Read 1,682
Write 1,607
Mixed 1,234
SusWrite 1,604
345% 1,532 MB/s
4K Read 62.1
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 78.7
269% 93.3 MB/s
DQ Read 916
DQ Write 781
DQ Mixed 314
381% 671 MB/s
Poor: 150%
This bench: 286%
Great: 316%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$135
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 40.3
MC Write 41.3
MC Mixed 32.1
108% 37.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 39.3
SC Mixed 27.5
82% 28.7 GB/s
Latency 53
76% 53 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 105%
Great: 108%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 13,819 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,153
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