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 (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 99%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive194% 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 (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
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 21 '20 at 16:05
Run Duration203 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
99% Outstanding
Memory 95.3
1-Core 138
2-Core 279
97% 171 Pts
4-Core 551
8-Core 1,048
99% 800 Pts
64-Core 1,084
73% 1,084 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 99%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$60
377GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 903 416 411 412 411 411 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
194% Outstanding
Read 1,334
Write 1,277
Mixed 1,054
SusWrite 494
233% 1,039 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 44.8
204% 79 MB/s
DQ Read 1,255
DQ Write 992
DQ Mixed 986
775% 1,078 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 194%
Great: 237%
Kioxia-exceria SSD 500GB
250GB free
Firmware: ECFA12.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1310 1281 894 690 698 697 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
212% Outstanding
Read 806
Write 1,356
Mixed 986
SusWrite 928
231% 1,019 MB/s
4K Read 41.7
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 61
213% 79.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1397
DQ Write 1,203
DQ Mixed 1202
928% 1,267 MB/s
Poor: 132%
This bench: 212%
Great: 239%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
839GB free, PID 0901
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 137 138 138 137 138 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
52.1% Above average
Read 137
Write 107
Mixed 19.9
SusWrite 138
129% 100 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.4
40% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 52.1%
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)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 41.8
MC Write 43
MC Mixed 32.6
112% 39.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.8
SC Write 46.3
SC Mixed 30.6
93% 32.6 GB/s
Latency 56.1
71% 56.1 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 109%
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 24,945 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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