Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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 94.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics90.1% 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 Drive292% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory9.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200221
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 14 '21 at 02:25
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th 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-$295
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
Memory 85.1
1-Core 138
2-Core 279
94% 167 Pts
4-Core 554
8-Core 995
97% 774 Pts
64-Core 1,024
69% 1,024 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
90.1% Outstanding
Lighting 110
Reflection 120
Parallax 113
89% 114 fps
MRender 89.5
Gravity 117
Splatting 106
91% 104 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 106%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$140
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1220 1012 841 740 726 710 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
292% Outstanding
Read 2,399
Write 2,154
Mixed 1,490
SusWrite 875
386% 1,729 MB/s
4K Read 55.5
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 76.1
251% 87.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,554
DQ Write 1,339
DQ Mixed 1423
1,073% 1,439 MB/s
Poor: 230%
This bench: 292%
Great: 354%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$52
1TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 191 195 201 203 199 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
Read 142
Write 189
Mixed 75.9
SusWrite 196
110% 150 MB/s
4K Read 2.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0
111% 1 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
62.9% Good
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 20.2
64% 22.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 18
50% 17.4 GB/s
Latency 71.9
56% 71.9 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 24,619 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 118%
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Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $172

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,212
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