Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 102%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 98.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics112% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190410
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateNov 23 '20 at 13:57
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%
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 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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-$265
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
Memory 90.7
1-Core 144
2-Core 287
98% 174 Pts
4-Core 571
8-Core 1,123
104% 847 Pts
64-Core 1,102
74% 1,102 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2205 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
112% Outstanding
Lighting 137
Reflection 130
Parallax 152
111% 140 fps
MRender 181
Gravity 133
Splatting 105
113% 140 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 112%
Great: 117%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$35
401GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 116 121 146 148 134 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
62.3% Good
Read 91.3
Write 73.7
Mixed 68.6
SusWrite 126
66% 89.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.5
87% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (11th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
66% Good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 20.8
66% 22.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 23.4
SC Mixed 21.2
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 66%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 24,678 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $172

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,182
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