Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 117%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 104%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics117% 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 Drive197% 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 (16%). 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 @ 3.4 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200921
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 21 '20 at 19:48
Run Duration203 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU 16%
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 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Memory 96
1-Core 144
2-Core 299
101% 180 Pts
4-Core 596
8-Core 1,116
106% 856 Pts
64-Core 1,148
77% 1,148 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 104%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
MSI(1462 3860) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2265 MHz, MLim: 3575 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing below potential (44th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
117% Outstanding
Lighting 140
Reflection 147
Parallax 116
114% 134 fps
MRender 194
Gravity 142
Splatting 112
121% 150 fps
Poor: 106%
This bench: 117%
Great: 128%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$60
376GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 922 423 423 424 424 425 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
197% Outstanding
Read 1,501
Write 1399
Mixed 1,230
SusWrite 507
260% 1,159 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 47.8
192% 78.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,122
DQ Write 1,042
DQ Mixed 995
770% 1,053 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 197%
Great: 237%
Kioxia-exceria SSD 500GB
250GB free
Firmware: ECFA12.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1528 1535 1288 732 717 713 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
219% Outstanding
Read 950
Write 1,253
Mixed 1,104
SusWrite 1,086
249% 1,098 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 50.9
181% 72.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,386
DQ Write 1,252
DQ Mixed 1,195
930% 1,278 MB/s
Poor: 132%
This bench: 219%
Great: 239%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
839GB free, PID 0901
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 139 134 136 136 134 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
51.7% Above average
Read 139
Write 126
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 136
137% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
39% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 51.7%
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 @ 3400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
114% Outstanding
MC Read 43.3
MC Write 45.6
MC Mixed 34.4
117% 41.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 48.1
SC Mixed 32.4
98% 34.1 GB/s
Latency 54.1
74% 54.1 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 114%
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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