Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 104%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 97.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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 Drive293% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 26 '20 at 20:55
Run Duration183 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%
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 PC Performing above expectations (85th 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-$274
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
Memory 96.9
1-Core 134
2-Core 265
95% 165 Pts
4-Core 532
8-Core 828
87% 680 Pts
64-Core 1,013
68% 1,013 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2325 MHz, MLim: 3540 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.38
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 423
Reflection 337
Parallax 135
111% 299 fps
MRender 362
Gravity 407
Splatting 249
117% 339 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 116%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$79
402GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2042 851 826 828 831 832 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
293% Outstanding
Read 2,621
Write 2,373
Mixed 1,845
SusWrite 1,035
440% 1,968 MB/s
4K Read 59.4
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 79.1
257% 87.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,068
DQ Write 925
DQ Mixed 998
748% 997 MB/s
Poor: 202%
This bench: 293%
Great: 317%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
2TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 201 203 202 202 203 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 202
Write 161
Mixed 82.3
SusWrite 201
118% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 116%
Great: 115%
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 @ 3001 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
MC Read 35.5
MC Write 35.7
MC Mixed 24.2
91% 31.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 39.2
SC Mixed 28.8
84% 29.6 GB/s
Latency 50.9
79% 50.9 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 16,693 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $162

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,172
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