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 (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 100%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive196% 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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory11.7 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 16:59
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
100% Outstanding
Memory 94.9
1-Core 141
2-Core 281
98% 172 Pts
4-Core 563
8-Core 1,096
102% 830 Pts
64-Core 1,101
74% 1,101 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 100%
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: 858 430 430 430 430 430 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
196% Outstanding
Read 1,305
Write 1,329
Mixed 1,113
SusWrite 501
238% 1,062 MB/s
4K Read 46.9
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 56.1
222% 84.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,082
DQ Write 994
DQ Mixed 993
758% 1,023 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 196%
Great: 237%
Kioxia-exceria SSD 500GB
250GB free
Firmware: ECFA12.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1375 1279 1380 758 705 702 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
216% Outstanding
Read 824
Write 1,029
Mixed 985
SusWrite 1,033
219% 968 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 60.6
204% 76.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,394
DQ Write 1,166
DQ Mixed 1192
917% 1251 MB/s
Poor: 132%
This bench: 216%
Great: 239%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
839GB free, PID 0901
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 139 139 139 139 136 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
64.4% Good
Read 142
Write 119
Mixed 43.8
SusWrite 137
144% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.3
165% 2 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 64.4%
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 41.6
MC Write 42.9
MC Mixed 32.9
112% 39.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 46.1
SC Mixed 31
93% 32.6 GB/s
Latency 57.4
70% 57.4 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 24,951 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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