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 (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 98.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive187% 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)
Memory11.7 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 23:59
Run Duration204 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU6%

 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 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Memory 96.2
1-Core 144
2-Core 287
100% 176 Pts
4-Core 544
8-Core 1,112
102% 828 Pts
64-Core 1,106
74% 1,106 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$60
409GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 707 424 422 426 426 428 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
187% Outstanding
Read 1,221
Write 1,530
Mixed 1,191
SusWrite 472
248% 1,103 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 59.4
195% 75.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,219
DQ Write 957
DQ Mixed 1,004
774% 1,060 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 187%
Great: 237%
Kioxia-exceria SSD 500GB
340GB free
Firmware: ECFA12.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1504 1544 1289 712 711 711 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
225% Outstanding
Read 1,057
Write 1,268
Mixed 1,250
SusWrite 1,078
263% 1,164 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 58.6
199% 70.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,381
DQ Write 1,107
DQ Mixed 1,195
908% 1,228 MB/s
Poor: 132%
This bench: 225%
Great: 239%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
839GB free, PID 0901
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 136 139 139 139 139 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
52.8% Above average
Read 144
Write 139
Mixed 20
SusWrite 138
143% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
39% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 52.8%
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 43.2
MC Write 45.5
MC Mixed 34.2
117% 41 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 48.1
SC Mixed 32.5
97% 34.1 GB/s
Latency 53.3
75% 53.3 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 24,935 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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