Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics89.7% 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 Drive314% 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
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory9.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200921
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 22 '20 at 05:59
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%
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 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 i9-9900K-$380
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 96.1
1-Core 143
2-Core 286
99% 175 Pts
4-Core 570
8-Core 1,050
101% 810 Pts
64-Core 1,460
98% 1,460 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 101%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing below potential (65th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
89.7% Excellent
Lighting 119
Reflection 118
Parallax 109
96% 115 fps
MRender 135
Gravity 95.7
Splatting 82.3
82% 104 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$140
877GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1580 1879 1451 1159 1172 1170 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
314% Outstanding
Read 2,516
Write 2,349
Mixed 1,555
SusWrite 1,402
438% 1,955 MB/s
4K Read 58
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 78.3
256% 88.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,166
DQ Write 984
DQ Mixed 1,078
807% 1,076 MB/s
Poor: 219%
This bench: 314%
Great: 352%
Spcc Solid State Disk 1TB
953GB free
Firmware: S1211A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 443 435 438 436 436 438 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 438
Mixed 402
SusWrite 438
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 82.9
4K Mixed 26.8
119% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 39.3
81% 159 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 99%
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 (86th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 39.3
MC Write 38.1
MC Mixed 29.9
102% 35.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 43.7
SC Mixed 30.9
90% 31.5 GB/s
Latency 53.5
75% 53.5 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 101%
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 31,526 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 - $166

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,225
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