Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics92.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive96.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200221
Uptime2 Days
Run DateNov 22 '20 at 05:42
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600K-$187
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
94% Outstanding
Memory 90.8
1-Core 130
2-Core 260
92% 160 Pts
4-Core 523
8-Core 750
82% 636 Pts
64-Core 726
49% 726 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 94%
Great: 104%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8681
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
5.28% Terrible
Lighting 6.9
Reflection 11.5
Parallax 8.41
6% 8.92 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 5.28%
Great: 10%
Nvidia RTX 2060-$338
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.55
Performing below potential (62nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
92.9% Outstanding
Lighting 115
Reflection 113
Parallax 117
95% 115 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 98.9
Splatting 80.4
78% 106 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 101%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$53
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 268 195 182 167 166 158 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 471
Mixed 447
SusWrite 189
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 86
4K Mixed 44.7
158% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 345
261% 350 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 130%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$52
521GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 174 188 192 191 190 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 149
Mixed 74.9
SusWrite 186
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
97% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%
Seagate ST2000DM008-2FR102 4TB
3.5TB free
Firmware: EN01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 239 234 242 239 238 241 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Read 244
Write 234
Mixed 130
SusWrite 239
155% 212 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 1.5
1,811% 14.6 MB/s
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$64
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
71.2% Very good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 21.2
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 25.7
SC Mixed 21.5
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 66.1
61% 66.1 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 19,353 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 122%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $164

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $1,142
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HDDRAMUSB
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