Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics9.29% 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 Drive281% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory29.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 26 '20 at 22:47
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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-$365
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Memory 94.3
1-Core 113
2-Core 218
84% 142 Pts
4-Core 436
8-Core 858
80% 647 Pts
64-Core 1,126
76% 1,126 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 5770
XFX(1682 2990) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
9.29% Terrible
Lighting 45.6
Reflection 28.9
Parallax 41.3
12% 38.6 fps
MRender 22.1
Gravity 34.1
Splatting 29.4
9% 28.5 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 9.29%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$89
419GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2224 850 826 825 827 827 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
281% Outstanding
Read 2,454
Write 2363
Mixed 1,542
SusWrite 1063
415% 1,856 MB/s
4K Read 61.6
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 80.6
268% 92.2 MB/s
DQ Read 899
DQ Write 656
DQ Mixed 815
599% 790 MB/s
Poor: 216%
This bench: 281%
Great: 334%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 32GB
25GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 54 25 25 19 17 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
39.1% Below average
Read 138
Write 58.9
Mixed 58.3
SusWrite 33.6
84% 72.3 MB/s
4K Read 6.6
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 3.8
266% 4.57 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 39.1%
Great: 41%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$143
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
95% Outstanding
MC Read 39.5
MC Write 32.7
MC Mixed 29.7
97% 34 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 38.5
SC Mixed 27.4
81% 28.2 GB/s
Latency 59
68% 59 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 95%
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 16,675 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 - $164

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,174
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