Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive215% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200921
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 20 '20 at 09:36
Run Duration203 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Memory 95.2
1-Core 156
2-Core 311
105% 187 Pts
4-Core 624
8-Core 1,158
111% 891 Pts
64-Core 1,217
82% 1,217 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 106%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$60
378GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 883 425 425 427 427 427 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
215% Outstanding
Read 1,441
Write 1,413
Mixed 1,200
SusWrite 502
255% 1,139 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 69.9
243% 90.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,253
DQ Write 1,075
DQ Mixed 999
794% 1,109 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 215%
Great: 237%
Kioxia-exceria SSD 500GB
272GB free
Firmware: ECFA12.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1361 1443 830 699 707 696 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
217% Outstanding
Read 846
Write 1,256
Mixed 1,050
SusWrite 956
233% 1,027 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 60.7
216% 80.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,373
DQ Write 1,273
DQ Mixed 1203
936% 1,283 MB/s
Poor: 132%
This bench: 217%
Great: 239%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
839GB free, PID 0901
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 138 137 139 139 139 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
52.9% Above average
Read 144
Write 141
Mixed 20.6
SusWrite 138
144% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
36% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 53%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$79
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 41.2
MC Write 42.4
MC Mixed 32.5
111% 38.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 46.3
SC Mixed 30.7
93% 32.5 GB/s
Latency 56.6
71% 56.6 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 108%
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 24,935 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $172

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,205
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