Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics8.18% 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 Drive111% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory9.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 21 '20 at 22:23
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700K-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 96.7
1-Core 152
2-Core 283
101% 177 Pts
4-Core 573
8-Core 887
93% 730 Pts
64-Core 923
62% 923 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 102%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630 (Desktop Coffee Lake i5 i7)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8681
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
8.18% Terrible
Lighting 6.63
Reflection 77.2
Parallax 8.88
9% 30.9 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 8.18%
Great: 7%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$53
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 335 299 300 302 298 273 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 486
Mixed 456
SusWrite 301
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 96.3
4K Mixed 53.8
181% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 354
267% 357 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 111%
Great: 131%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$83
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
88.1% Excellent
MC Read 34.9
MC Write 34.7
MC Mixed 24.8
90% 31.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 26.9
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 51.6
78% 51.6 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 107%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 19,074 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $1,157
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